Calibration of radiographs by a reference metal ball affects preoperative selection of implant size

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The aim was to evaluate the impact of a reference ball for calibration of periapical and panoramic radiographs on preoperative selection of implant size for three implant systems. Presurgical digital radiographs (70 panoramic, 43 periapical) from 70 patients scheduled for single-tooth implant treatment, recorded with a metal ball placed in the edentulous… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00784-009-0257-5

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