Long-term evaluation of single crystal sapphire implants as abutments in fixed prosthodontics.

@article{Fartash1997LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term evaluation of single crystal sapphire implants as abutments in fixed prosthodontics.},
  author={B Fartash and Kristina Arvidson},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={58-67}
}
49 patients participated in a prospective study of treatment of total or partial edentulism with fixed prosthodontics supported by Bioceram sapphire implants. 15 patients were treated for maxillary or mandibular edentulism, and 7 for a missing maxillary anterior tooth. The remaining 27 patients, with Applegate-Kennedy Class I-IV residual dentitions, were treated with fixed bridges supported by free-standing implants, or bridges supported by teeth and implants. Implant success, prosthesis… CONTINUE READING

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