Hollow Abutment Screw Design for Easy Retrieval in Case of Screw Fracture in Dental Implant System

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Sim, Bo Kyun; Kim, Bongju; Kim, Min Jeong; Jeong, Guk Hyun; Ju, Kyung Won; Shin, Yoo Jin; Kim, Man Yong; Lee, Jong-Ho; (2017)
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: Journal of Healthcare Engineering,volume 2,017 (issn: 2040-2295, eissn: 2040-2309)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5563428, doi: 10.1155/2017/4842072
  • Subject: Research Article | R5-920 | R855-855.5 | Medicine (General) | Article Subject | Medical technology

The prosthetic component of dental implant is attached on the abutment which is connected to the fixture with an abutment screw. The abutment screw fracture is not frequent; however, the retrieval of the fractured screw is not easy, and it poses complications. A retriev... View more
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