Short (5.0 × 5.0 mm) implant placements and restoration with integrated abutment crowns.

@article{Yi2011Short,
  title={Short (5.0 × 5.0 mm) implant placements and restoration with integrated abutment crowns.},
  author={Young S Yi and Kim M Emanuel and S K Chuang},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={125-30}
}
The average length of dental implants has decreased over the years. The rationale behind shorter dental implants includes an expansion of the patient pool that can benefit from dental implants, decreased procedural invasiveness, and subsequent shorter osseointegration and healing periods. While the stability and efficacy of shorter implants have been criticized, research about short implants has continued and led to numerous clinical studies that have demonstrated a comparable clinical… CONTINUE READING
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