New approach for immediate prosthetic rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible with three implants: a retrospective study.

@article{Hatano2011NewAF,
  title={New approach for immediate prosthetic rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible with three implants: a retrospective study.},
  author={Naoki Hatano and Masahiko Yamaguchi and Tomoyuki Yaita and Takao Ishibashi and Lars Sennerby},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={1265-9}
}
BACKGROUND Immediate/early prosthetic rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible with four or more implants for support of a fixed bridge is a well-documented procedure. Only a few studies have reported on the outcome of using three implants for this purpose. AIM To retrospectively analyze the clinical outcome when using three implants for support of an immediately loaded fixed bridge in the totally edentulous mandible. MATERIALS AND METHODS In total, 132 patients (67 females and 65 males… CONTINUE READING