"Rules of 10"--guidelines for successful planning and treatment of mandibular edentulism using dental implants.

Abstract

The three "Rules of 10" for treatment planning dental implant therapy in the edentulous mandible are designed to improve the success of both the endosseous implants and the prosthesis. These "rules" acknowledge and provide a method to control the mechanical environment, addressing factors affecting implant and prosthesis longevity, including magnitude of… (More)

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@article{Cooper2012RulesO1, title={"Rules of 10"--guidelines for successful planning and treatment of mandibular edentulism using dental implants.}, author={Lyndon F. Cooper and Bryan Michael Limmer and W Day Gates}, journal={Compendium of continuing education in dentistry}, year={2012}, volume={33 5}, pages={328-34; quiz 335-6} }