Shorter implants in clinical practice: rationale and treatment results.

  title={Shorter implants in clinical practice: rationale and treatment results.},
  author={Paul A Fugazzotto},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  volume={23 3},
  • Paul A Fugazzotto
  • Published 2008 in
    The International journal of oral & maxillofacial…
INTRODUCTION The use of shorter implants offers a number of potential advantages if such utilization yields the same level of treatment success as the use of longer implants. The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess the survival of short implants in various clinical situations in function over time. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted of all patients treated between May 2000 and May 2007 who received endosseous implants that were less than 10 mm in length… CONTINUE READING


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