CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(02): 047-053
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703763
Original Article

IMPLANT ABUTMENT CONNECTION: BIOMECHANICAL PERSPECTIVES

Manoj Shetty
1  Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Krishna Prasad D.
2  Professor & HOD, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Naresh H. G. Shetty
3  Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Raghavendra Jaiman
4  P. G. Student Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract:

Dental implant therapy is a fast growing and brightest prospect in the rehabilitation of completely and partially edentulous arches. Study of implants has become indispensable and so is the biomechanics related to dental implant therapy. Implant abutment connection is a crucial synapse between the implant and the abutment. It is an important determinant of the strength and stability of an implant supported restoration, and play a major role in the success of the implant. The review describes the biomechanics of this crucial connection.



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Publication Date:
24 April 2020 (online)

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