Elexsander Baroni Mazieri, Lisia Emi Nishimori, Cleverson de Oliveira da Silva, Fabiano Carlos Marson, Giovani de Oliveira Corrêa
Introduction: Dental implants have been successfully used and increasingly included in oral rehabilitation and planning. Several dental companies are responsible for fabricating implants and prosthetic components. Objective: his paper aims at assessing the fitting between prosthetic components and external hexagon implants (Brånemark) used in a single system or between systems. Methods: The following brands were assessed: Signo Vinces, Sin and Conexão. he implants were placed in acrylic resin, whereas the prosthetic components underwent a 20 N/cm2 torque following the manufacturer’s instructions. Torque was measured by means of a digital torque gauge and both implants and prosthetic components were assessed by means of a light microscope. Results: The combinations between different brands had good average fitting values between the prosthetic component and the implant. he group with the highest values had 16.83 mm of unfitting, probably due to the fact that one out of the six samples of this group had incompatible measures in comparison to the other samples as a result of an isolated alteration in the sample. Conclusion: here were no statistically signiicant differences in terms of unfitting between the prosthetic component and the implant which were all considered compatible.
Keywords: Dental implants. Fitting. Dental prosthesis.
How to cite: Mazieri EB, Nishimori LE, Silva CO, Marson FC, Corrêa GO. Assessing compatibility and vertical fitting between implants and prosthetic components of different trademarks. Dental Press Implantol. 2014 Apr-June;8(2):40-50. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14436/2237-650X.8.2.040-050.oar
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