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Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

Publication:
July 1990
Volume 21 , Issue 7

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Finite element analysis of fixed prostheses attached to osseointegrated implants.

William, K. R.; Watson, C. J.; Murphy, W. M.; Scottt, J.; Gregory, M.; Sinobad, D.

PMID: 2094856

The effect of defined stresses on cantilevered prostheses attached to osseointegrated implants was assessed by finite element analysis. The effect of stress on a cantilever, consisting of a ductile alloy in contact with a brittle polymer, was demonstrated to be complex. The distribution of applied stresses also influenced the results. Possible fracture and distortion of both materials were demonstrated. Finite element analysis is a particularly useful system for predicting stress behavior and can be employed to produce an optimal prosthetic design that reduces the potential for clinical failure.

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