Effect of Installation Protocol on Initial Preload Loss in Dental Implant Abutment Screws.

Caselli, Michael.
2017-04-24T15:09:38.589Z

Abstract: Restorative dentistry is turning increasingly to implant-supported restorations as a means to replace missing teeth. Nearly all implant-supported restorations involve at least one screwed joint. The purpose of the screw in these joints is to create a clamping force, called preload, between the joint members. If the preload in such a joint is degraded, the screwed joint can become more su... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012152
ID: tufts:21890
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