[Bone contact of miniscrews with and without a pretapped thread].

@article{Bhr1989BoneCO,
  title={[Bone contact of miniscrews with and without a pretapped thread].},
  author={W. B{\"a}hr and Jens Kutscher},
  journal={Aktuelle Traumatologie},
  year={1989},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={196-8}
}
Better contact between screw and bone when using 2 mm AO-Miniscrews in the human midface is achieved if the thread is not pre-tapped. This could be demonstrated on metacrylate sections. In most implants with pre-tapped threads the bone does not fill out the space between the threaded core and the pretapped hole. The average measured distance between screw… CONTINUE READING