Short dental implants: a systematic review.

  title={Short dental implants: a systematic review.},
  author={Susanna Annibali and Maria Paola Cristalli and Daniela Dell'Aquila and Isabella Bignozzi and Gerardo La Monaca and Andrea Pilloni},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  volume={91 1},
Growing evidence has suggested the utility of short dental implants for oral reconstructive procedures in clinical situations of limited vertical bone height. The aim of this review was to systematically evaluate clinical studies of implants < 10 mm in length, to determine short implant-supported prosthesis success in the atrophic jaw. Implant survival, incidence of biological and biomechanical complications, and radiographic peri-implant marginal bone loss were evaluated. Screening of eligible… CONTINUE READING
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