Short threaded implants with an oxidized surface to restore posterior teeth: 1- to 3-year results of a prospective study.

@article{Santis2011ShortTI,
  title={Short threaded implants with an oxidized surface to restore posterior teeth: 1- to 3-year results of a prospective study.},
  author={Daniele de Santis and Alessandro Cucchi and Carlo Longhi and Bondi Vincenzo},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={393-403}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this multicenter prospective study was to provide data from a case series supporting the use of short dental implants with oxidized surfaces to treat partially edentulous patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The implants used had an oxidized surface, a tapered design, and a short length (8.5 mm or shorter). All implants were placed in posterior edentulous areas that were affected by high bone resorption (available bone height < 10 mm). Implant success was established according… CONTINUE READING