AIM: In this preliminary study, the 3-year radiological outcomes of Osseospeed implant-supported fixed complete or partial prostheses made with two different laboratory protocols were compared. METHODS: A convenience sample of 34 patients, who were either partially or completely edentulous in either jaw, were randomly assigned to two groups, of 17 patients each, using either a traditional laboratory protocol (control group) or the Cresco one (test group). The study's objective was an assessment of marginal bone loss around implants, measured on intraoral radiographs at 3-year follow-up. RESULTS: None of the implants inserted was lost during the study and radiological measurements of marginal bone level changes revealed that the mean marginal bone loss was respectively 0,73±0,33mm for test group and 0,88±1,13mm for control group. The differences between test and control groups were not statistically significant. CONCLUSION: This preliminary study did not demonstrate statistically significant differences in marginal bone loss around implant-prostheses prepared with the two different laboratory protocols, over the 3-year observational period.
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|Titolo:||Radiological evaluation of the Cresco system in combination with Osseospeed implants: A preliminary 3-year report|
|Citazione:||Baldini, N., De Sanctis, M., Cagidiaco, M.C., Balleri, P., Vignoletti, F., Goracci, C., et al. (2014). Radiological evaluation of the Cresco system in combination with Osseospeed implants: A preliminary 3-year report. ORAL & IMPLANTOLOGY, 7(1), 11-19.|
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