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A 15-year study of osseointegrated implants in the treatment of the edentulous jaw.
Osseointegration implies a firm, direct and lasting connection between vital bone and screw-shaped titanium implants of defined finish and geometry-fixtures. Thus, there is no interposed tissueExpand
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Patient selection and preparation
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Long-term follow-up study of osseointegrated implants in the treatment of totally edentulous jaws.
This study reviews the long-term outcome of prostheses and fixtures (implants) in 759 totally edentulous jaws of 700 patients. A total of 4,636 standard fixtures were placed and followed according toExpand
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Biological factors contributing to failures of osseointegrated oral implants. (I). Success criteria and epidemiology.
The aim of this review was to offer a critical evaluation of the literature and to provide the clinician with scientifically-based diagnostic criteria for monitoring the implant condition. The reviewExpand
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Biological factors contributing to failures of osseointegrated oral implants. (II). Etiopathogenesis.
The aim of the present review is to evaluate the English language literature regarding factors associated with the loss of oral implants. An evidence-based format in conjunction, when possible, withExpand
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Tissue alterations at implant-supported single-tooth replacements: a 1-year prospective clinical study.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate dimensional alterations of the peri-implant tissues at single-tooth restorations from the time of implant placement to 1-yearExpand
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Prevalence of subjects with progressive bone loss at implants.
AIM The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of subjects with progressive bone loss at implants with a function time of at least 5 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS Radiographs of 1346Expand
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Outcome of implant therapy in relation to experienced loss of periodontal bone support: a retrospective 5- year study.
PURPOSE The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse bone level alterations over a 5-year period at implants in the maxillary posterior segments in patients with varying experience ofExpand
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Applicability of osseointegrated oral implants in the rehabilitation of partial edentulism: a prospective multicenter study on 558 fixtures.
Nine clinical centers using the Brånemark System participated in a prospective study of 159 partially edentulous patients between 18 and 70 years of age. Clinical parameters evaluated were plaqueExpand
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Survival of the Brånemark implant in partially edentulous jaws: a 10-year prospective multicenter study.
A total of 127 partially edentulous patients, treated according to the Brånemark protocol, was followed for 10 years after completion of prosthetic treatment. The patients ranged in age from 18 to 70Expand
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