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Volume 7 , Issue 2
Summer 1992

Pages 256-258

Osseointegrated Brånemark Implants Used To Retreat a Fractured Mandibular Bone Plate Staple Implant: A Case Report

Thomas J. Balshi, DDS

PMID: 1398844

This article describes postimplant follow-up and retreatment of a 66-year-old patient with an esthetically compromising fixed maxillary tissue-integrated prosthesis and a mobile mandibular overdenture stabilized by precision attachments with a gold clip bar cemented to the transmucosal posts of a bone plate staple implant. Following successful completion of prosthodontic treatment, the patient returned with a fracture of the left transmucosal pip in the mandibular bone plate staple implant that was retreated with Brånemark implants and a fixed prosthesis. (INT J ORAL MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 1992;7:256-258.)

Key words: Brånemark implant, Ceka attachment, complications, neurovascular bundle repositioning, overdenture, severe mandibular resorption, staple implant, transmucosal pin

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