Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mesa Dentist, Dental Implant Study

 A 2009 dental implant study on short implants compared standard length implants with bone substitution, was concluded, that short dental implants is as safe as standard implant placement. For the full report on this study, please visit http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01030523

Each one of the research candidates, for the above study had to meet the following requirements:

  • Provision of informed consent
  • Aged 20-75 years at enrollment
  • History of edentulism in the study area of at least four months
  • In need for 1-4 implants in either side of the posterior maxilla (premolar and molar region)
  • Neighboring tooth/teeth to the planned implant/s must have natural root(s) or implant supported restoration, with absence of pathology or excessive bone loss, as judged by the investigator
  • Presence of natural tooth/teeth, partial prosthesis and/or implants in the opposite jaw in contact with the planned crown/s
  • Deemed by the investigator to have a bone height between 5 and 7 mm and a bone width of a minimum of 6 mm
  • Deemed by the investigator as likely to present an initially stable implant situation

For more information on dental implants in Mesa, AZ, please give the Robison Dental Group a call @ (480) 924-2300 or visit our website @ https://www.drrobison.com/dental-implants.html