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The influence of mandibular deformation, implant numbers, and loading position on detected forces in abutments supporting fixed implant superstructures.

Hobkirk, JA; Havthoulas, TK; (1998) The influence of mandibular deformation, implant numbers, and loading position on detected forces in abutments supporting fixed implant superstructures. J Prosthet Dent , 80 (2) 169 - 174.

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Abstract

Forces may arise in association with the use of implant stabilized mandibular fixed partial dentures as a result of functional jaw deformation, yet the phenomenon has received little attention and is rarely included as a variable when investigating implant biomechanics.

Type:Article
Title:The influence of mandibular deformation, implant numbers, and loading position on detected forces in abutments supporting fixed implant superstructures.
Location:UNITED STATES
Language:English
Keywords:Acrylic Resins, Biomechanical Phenomena, Dental Abutments, Dental Implantation, Endosseous, Dental Implants, Dental Occlusion, Dental Prosthesis, Implant-Supported, Dental Stress Analysis, Denture Design, Denture, Partial, Fixed, Gold Alloys, Humans, Jaw, Edentulous, Mandible, Models, Anatomic, Stress, Mechanical
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Eastman Dental Institute

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