Implant angulation: a measurement technique, implant overdenture maintenance, and the influence of surgical experience.

@article{Walton2001ImplantAA,
  title={Implant angulation: a measurement technique, implant overdenture maintenance, and the influence of surgical experience.},
  author={Joanne N Walton and S C Huizinga and C. C. Peck},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={523-30}
}
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to develop a technique to measure the angulation between two implants and between each implant and reference planes, to analyze the relationship between the maintenance (adjustments and repairs) of ball-attachment mandibular implant overdentures and implant angulation, and to see if there is any correlation between surgeon experience and implant orientation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Final casts of 41 patients who had received two-implant ball-attachment… CONTINUE READING