A pilot study of joint stability at the zirconium or titanium abutment/titanium implant interface.

@article{avusoglu2014APS,
  title={A pilot study of joint stability at the zirconium or titanium abutment/titanium implant interface.},
  author={Yeliz Çavusoglu and Kıvanç Akça and Rıza G{\"u}rb{\"u}z and Murat Cavit Çehreli},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={338-43}
}
PURPOSE To compare the interfaces of loaded and unloaded zirconium and titanium abutments with titanium implants using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). MATERIALS AND METHODS Zirconium and titanium abutments (n = 5 per group; four test and one control) were torque-tightened into titanium implants secured into metal blocks, and computer-aided design… CONTINUE READING