This review of the effectiveness of different attachment systems for complete edentulous mandibular Implant-supported overdentures included 25 RCTs . The findings suggest no significant differences between attachment systems.[read the full story...]
Locking taper dental implant – abutment connections
This review of the clinical performance and complications of single crowns retained by the locking taper system included 12 studies. The findings indicate that the locking taper system had similar performance to the conventional Morse taper system although none of teh studies included direct comparisons.[read the full story...]
Tooth-implant supported fixed dental prostheses survival rates
This review of the survival and complication rates of tooth-implant supported fixed dental prostheses (T-I FDPs) includes 8 prospective cohort studies and 185 T-I FDPs suggesting acceptable 5 and 10 year survival rates.[read the full story...]
Dental Implants: long or short?
This review compares survival rates between extra-short implants (≤6 mm) and ≥10 mm long implants. 18 studies were included suggesting little diference up to 3 years following prosthetic loading.[read the full story...]
Metal-ceramic vs ceramic: Material of choice for restoring implants?
This review comparing ceramic and metal-ceramic restorations was developed by MSc Students from @UClanDentistry during a recent workshop. While the findings suggest no difference between the two materials only a small number of limited quality studies are available.[read the full story...]