LOGIN
 
Share Page:
Back

Volume 13 , Issue 2
March/April 1998

Pages 190-196


Description and Evaluation of a Simplified Method to Achieve Passive Fit Between Cast Titanium Frameworks and Implants

Leif B. Helldén, DDS, PhD, Tore Dérand, DDS, PhD.


PMID: 9581404

Because osseointegrated implants have no resilience in bone, passive fit between dental implants and prosthetic superstructures has been identified, both from biologic and mechanical perspectives, as a potential discriminating prognostic factor. Distortion of the metal framework during the casting procedure has been cited as a main cause of misfit. The objectives of the present article were to describe a recently presented method (CrescoTi Precision method) intended to correct for distortion in cast titanium frameworks, and to elucidate and evaluate the method by photoelastic and strain gauge techniques. The method appears to be an efficient and accurate procedure for correcting for distortion in cast titanium frameworks. (INT J ORAL MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 1998;13:190-196) Key words: cast framework, dental implants, distortion, laser welding, misfit, passive fit, photoelastic analysis, precision of fit, strain gauge analysis, titanium


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 JOMI Home
Current Issue
Ahead of Print
Archive
Author Guidelines
About
Accepted Manuscripts
Submission Form
Submit
Reprints
Permission
Advertising
Quintessence Home
Terms of Use
Privacy Policy
About Us
Contact Us
Help