Home Subscription Services
 
   

 
The International Journal of Prosthodontics
IJP Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Submit
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Permissions
Advertising
MEDLINE Search
 
 
 
 
 
FacebookTwitter
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: IJP
The International Journal of Prosthodontics

Edited by George A. Zarb, BChD, DDS, MS, MS, FRCD(C)

ISSN 0893-2174

Publication:
November/December 2006
Volume 19 , Issue 6

Back
Share Abstract:

A Preliminary In Vivo Trial of Load Transfer in Mandibular Implant-Retained Overdentures Anchored in 2 Different Ways: Allowing and Counteracting Free Rotation

Giulio Menicucci, DDSa/Paola Ceruti, DDSb/Eva Barabino, DDSc/Antonio Screti, PhDd/Cristina Bignardi, PhDe/Giulio Preti, MD, DDS

Pages: 574576
PMID: 17165296

This in vivo pilot methodologic study used 3 patients to investigate load transfer in mandibular implant-retained overdentures anchored in 2 different ways: allowing (gap condition) and counteracting (contact condition) free rotation. Load cells and strain-gauged abutments were used to evaluate occlusal load, load transmitted to the nonworking-side mucosa, and stress on the working-side abutment, in both contact and gap conditions. The occlusal load was reduced and load was shifted from abutments to mucosa in the gap versus the contact condition. In the contact condition, patients reported more comfort and felt that they could exert greater occlusal force. Int J Prosthodont 2006;19:574576.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article

 

 
Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2014 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc
 

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog