Iowa Society of Periodontology  

Bottom Lines: Current Literature and new treatments

Research, Product and Management publications summarized by ISP Webmaster* (read the article for details)....


Maxillary anterior single tooth implants (Astra) restored at 3 weeks have a 96% success rate after one year. Cooper et al.; JOMI; 2001;16:182-192

Wide platform-wide diameter external hex implants are associated with higher failure rate. Eckert et al; JOMI; 2001;16: 208-216

Ribbon® a plasma-treated high-modulus reinforcing ribbon is now available in a thinner yet stronger consistency which allows for stronger and more esthetic splints. Compendium; 2001; 22: 696-708

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