Vladimir S Todorovic, Miroslav Vasovic, Mia-Michaela Beetge, Andre W van Zyl, Vladimir Kokovic
The objective of the present study was to elucidate stability development of immediately loaded hybrid self-tapping implants inserted in the posterior maxilla. Forty-eight hybrid self-tapping implants with a chemically modified surface (Ã¢ÂÂ
4.1; length 8 mm) were inserted bilateral in the maxillary 1st and 2nd premolar and 1st molar sites of eight patients. In each patient, both sides of maxilla were randomly assigned to either immediate (IL) or early (EL) loading group. Implant stability was evaluated by means of resonance frequency analysis immediately after implant placement and after 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 26 and 52 weeks...
November 29, 2016: Journal of Oral Implantology