Osseointegration of a 3D Printed Stemmed Titanium Dental Implant: A Pilot Study

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Tedesco, James; Lee, Bryan E. J.; Lin, Alex Y. W.; Binkley, Dakota M.; Delaney, Kathleen H.; Kwiecien, Jacek M.; Grandfield, Kathryn;
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: International Journal of Dentistry,volume 2,017 (issn: 1687-8728, eissn: 1687-8736)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2017/5920714, pmc: PMC5733992
  • Subject: RK1-715 | Research Article | Dentistry | Article Subject

In this pilot study, a 3D printed Grade V titanium dental implant with a novel dual-stemmed design was investigated for its biocompatibility in vivo. Both dual-stemmed (n = 12) and conventional stainless steel conical (n = 4) implants were inserted into the tibial metap... View more
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