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Table 1 Mean elastic limits for different implant diameters and designs in all study groups

From: Effect of implantoplasty on the elastic limit of dental implants of different diameters

   Elastic limit  
Diameter, mm IMP1 Control IMP2
Machined collar 3.5 392.32 (15.26)* 413.71 (9.98)* 315.52 (30.56)*
4.0 592.39 (16.01)* 611.86 (24.93)* 483.52 (29.67)*
Bone level 3.0 203.91 (7.95)* 244.03 (9.33)* 215.49 (7.20)*
3.5 337.16 (10.52)* 379.04 (9.42)* 329.11 (10.11)*
4.0 424.70 (15.99)* 516.15 (12.04)* 473.51 (15.92)*
  1. The data are presented as the mean with the standard deviation in parentheses. All values are in Newtons. IMP1, industrially machined implant group; IMP2, manually polished implant group. *Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)