A follow-up study of maxillary implants supporting an overdenture: clinical and radiographic results.

@article{MericskeStern2002AFS,
  title={A follow-up study of maxillary implants supporting an overdenture: clinical and radiographic results.},
  author={Regina Mericske-Stern and Matthias Oetterli and Peter Kiener and Ernoe Mericske},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={678-86}
}
PURPOSE Studies of maxillary overdentures supported by endosseous implants often show a high implant failure rate. The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate clinically and radiographically non-submerged implants supporting an overdenture in the maxilla. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-one patients were consecutively admitted for treatment. The standard procedure was to place 4 implants and to mount a U-shaped bar for overdenture connection. When the overdenture was delivered to the… CONTINUE READING

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