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Optimizing esthetics for implant restorations in the anterior maxilla: anatomic and surgical considerations.
The placement of dental implants in the anterior maxilla is a challenge for clinicians because of patients' exacting esthetic demands and difficult pre-existing anatomy. This article presentsExpand
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Outcome evaluation of early placed maxillary anterior single-tooth implants using objective esthetic criteria: a cross-sectional, retrospective study in 45 patients with a 2- to 4-year follow-up
BACKGROUND: To validate the concept of early implant placement for use in the esthetically sensitive anterior maxilla, clinical trials should ideally include objective esthetic criteria whenExpand
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Long-term evaluation of non-submerged ITI implants. Part 1: 8-year life table analysis of a prospective multi-center study with 2359 implants.
In the present multi-center study, non-submerged ITI implants were prospectively followed to evaluate their long-term prognosis in fully and partially edentulous patients. In a total of 1003Expand
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Implant placement post extraction in esthetic single tooth sites: when immediate, when early, when late?
Implant placement in post-extraction sites of single teeth in the esthetic zone has been a topic of great interest in the field of implant dentistry since 1990. Triggered by the development of guidedExpand
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Early loading of non-submerged titanium implants with a sandblasted and acid-etched surface. 5-year results of a prospective study in partially edentulous patients.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this prospective cohort study was to evaluate the success rate of titanium screw-type implants with the sandblasted and acid-etched (SLA) surface loaded early, after 6 weeks ofExpand
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Outcome evaluation of early placed maxillary anterior single-tooth implants using objective esthetic criteria: a cross-sectional, retrospective study in 45 patients with a 2- to 4-year follow-up
BACKGROUND To validate the concept of early implant placement for use in the esthetically sensitive anterior maxilla, clinical trials should ideally include objective esthetic criteria when assessingExpand
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A 10-year prospective study of ITI dental implants placed in the posterior region. I: Clinical and radiographic results.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term fixture success rate, crestal bone loss and peri-implant soft tissue parameters around ITI dental implants placed in the posterior region of partially edentulousExpand
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Mechanics of the implant-abutment connection: an 8-degree taper compared to a butt joint connection.
This paper presents aa comparison between the 8-degree Morse Taper and the butt joint aa connections between an implant and an abutment. Three-dimensional, non-linear finite element models wereExpand
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Stress fatigue: basic principles and prosthodontic implications.
Clinical evidence indicates that the majority of fractures that occur in prosthodontic structures do so after a period of many years. Such failures generally are not related to an episode of acuteExpand
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Bonded Porcelain Restorations in the Anterior Dentition: A Biomimetic Approach
Understanding the intact tooth and biomimetic principle natural oral esthetics ultraconservative treatment options evolution of indications for anterior bonded porcelain restorations initialExpand
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