Simplified methods of implant treatment in the edentulous lower jaw. A controlled prospective study. Part I: one-stage versus two-stage surgery.

@article{Engquist2002SimplifiedMO,
  title={Simplified methods of implant treatment in the edentulous lower jaw. A controlled prospective study. Part I: one-stage versus two-stage surgery.},
  author={Bo Engquist and Per {\AA}strand and Bengt Anz{\'e}n and Simon Dahlgren and Eva Engquist and Hartmut Feldmann and Ulf Karlsson and Per Guńnar Nord and Sten Sahlholm and Pia Sv{\"a}rdstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={93-103}
}
BACKGROUND The original protocol for Brånemark System implants in the mandible was a two-stage procedure with 3 months healing time. With five or six implants and a cast framework of gold, the treatment is rather expensive, and simplified methods would be desirable. PURPOSE The goal of this controlled serial study was to investigate the outcome of a simplified procedure with one-stage surgery, four Brånemark implants, shortened healing time, and a new titanium-acrylic fixed full prosthesis… CONTINUE READING