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Patients who need more than 2 dental implants will be treated by the same implant type (conical 4mm diameter IBT Southern implants) but with different thread pitch design (0,6mm en 1,0mm type). In a 3 year clinical follow up period, the bone remodelling on X-rays is registered around these implants. The role of the thread pitch design will be investigated.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
0.6 mm tread pitch implant, 0.1 mm tread pitch implant
University Hospital Ghent
University Hospital, Ghent
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:30-0400
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