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  1. Fungus ball (FB) typically affects healthy adults, and Aspergillus fumigatus is the most frequent etiologic agent: iatrogenic factors represent an important issue in FB pathogenesis. Moreover, a recent study sugg...

    Authors: Claudio Stacchi, Veronica Del Lupo, Federico Berton, Teresa Lombardi, Raffaela Bressan, Roberto Di Lenarda and Cristina Lagatolla
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:22
  2. Data related to HIV-positive patients with dental implants is short-termed and limited. Recent data showed that both HIV and antiretroviral therapy (ART) could lead to low bone mineral density (BMD). The aim o...

    Authors: Nadine Cordero Rubinstein, Zhimon Jacobson, Gail Link McCausland and Serge Dibart
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:30
  3. Studies reporting on the application of digital bite registration for fully edentulous patients rehabilitated with dental implants are scarce. This article describes a technique for intraoral digital registrat...

    Authors: George Michelinakis and Dimitrios Nikolidakis
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:19
  4. Previous studies have shown that porous composite blocks containing uncalcined hydroxyapatite (u-HA; 70 wt%) with a scaffold of poly-DL-lactide (PDLLA, 30 wt%) are biodegradable, encourage appropriate bone for...

    Authors: Norio Akino, Noriko Tachikawa, Takayuki Miyahara, Reo Ikumi and Shohei Kasugai
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:16
  5. X-linked hypophosphatemia is associated with a range of dental problems, many of which may result in early loss of the dentition. Most patients, but especially young adults, are likely to desire fixed prosthod...

    Authors: Martin James and Reza Vahid Roudsari
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:15
  6. The review aimed at assessing the osteopromotive potential as well as soft tissue and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) cartilage healing properties of simvastatin by summarizing its efficacy on the current dental...

    Authors: Swati Gupta, Massimo Del Fabbro and Jia Chang
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:17
  7. After removal of a dental implant or extraction of a tooth in the upper jaw, the closure of an oroantral fistula (OAF) or oroantral communication (OAC) can be a difficult problem confronting the dentist and su...

    Authors: Puria Parvini, Karina Obreja, Amira Begic, Frank Schwarz, Jürgen Becker, Robert Sader and Loutfi Salti
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:13
  8. The aim of this study was to evaluate the plaque removal efficacies of electric toothbrushes and electric dental floss compared with conventional manual toothbrushing in cleaning the fitting surface of an All-...

    Authors: Toru Maeda, Taro Mukaibo, Chihiro Masaki, Sirapat Thongpoung, Shintaro Tsuka, Akiko Tamura, Fumiko Aonuma, Yusuke Kondo and Ryuji Hosokawa
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:7
  9. Rehabilitating severely atrophic alveolar crests remains challenging for implantologists and maxillofacial surgeons. Recently, a combination of augmentation and dental implantation has been used to treat cases...

    Authors: Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen, Mi Young Eo, Tae Seong Kuk, Hoon Myoung and Soung Min Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:11
  10. Titanium is a commonly used inert bio-implant material within the medical and dental fields. Although the use of titanium is thought to be safe with a high success rate, in some cases, there are rare reports o...

    Authors: Kyeong Tae Kim, Mi Young Eo, Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen and Soung Min Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:10
  11. The study reports on implant survival outcomes in head and neck cancer patients who received implant-based oral rehabilitation in a regional service centre.

    Authors: Dominic P. Laverty, Owen Addison, Berhanu A. Wubie, Giseon Heo, Sat Parmar, Timothy Martin, Prav Praveen, David Pearson, David Newsum, Michael Murphy and Geoffrey Bateman
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:8
  12. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is widely used in regenerative dentistry. Furthermore, it is often applied in the pretreatment of titanium implants to improve their surface bioaffinity and initial stability. Howeve...

    Authors: Akira Takahashi, Shotaro Takahashi, Tetsuhiro Tsujino, Kazushige Isobe, Taisuke Watanabe, Yutaka Kitamura, Takao Watanabe, Koh Nakata and Tomoyuki Kawase
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:5
  13. The outcome of the evaluation of impression techniques accuracy may improve the selection criteria for an ideal technique. The aim was to evaluate the accuracy of the open and closed tray techniques for implan...

    Authors: Motaz S. Osman, Hassan M. Ziada, Neamat H. Abubakr and Ahmed M. Suliman
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:4
  14. To review the literature on the effect of dental implant surface roughness in patients with a history of periodontal disease. The present review addresses the following focus question: Is there a difference fo...

    Authors: Anton Dank, Irene H. A. Aartman, Daniël Wismeijer and Ali Tahmaseb
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:12
  15. This study assessed the relationship between insertion torque and bone quality evaluated during surgery and in preoperative computed tomographic (CT) images analyzed either visually or by rescaled mean gray va...

    Authors: Diego Fernandes Triches, Fernando Rizzo Alonso, Luis André Mezzomo, Danilo Renato Schneider, Eduardo Aydos Villarinho, Maria Ivete Rockenbach, Eduardo Rolim Teixeira and Rosemary Sadami Shinkai
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:9
  16. After tooth loss, the posterior maxilla is usually characterized by limited bone height secondary to pneumatization of the maxillary sinus and/or collapse of the alveolar ridge that preclude in many instances ...

    Authors: Gian Maria Ragucci, Basel Elnayef, Fernando Suárez-López del Amo, Hom-Lay Wang, Federico Hernández-Alfaro and Jordi Gargallo-Albiol
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:6
  17. Short implants present a promising approach for patients with advanced atrophy to avoid augmentative procedures. However, concerns about increased biological and technical complications due to an unfavorable i...

    Authors: Jonas Lorenz, Maximilian Blume, Tadas Korzinskas, Shahram Ghanaati and Robert A. Sader
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:3
  18. Despite the high survival rate of dental implants, screw loosening is frequently reported. Screw loosening can cause a misfit of the implant-abutment connection leading to peri-implantitis or abutment screw fr...

    Authors: Kanyarin Benjaboonyazit, Pisaisit Chaijareenont and Pathawee Khongkhunthian
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:1
  19. This study investigated objective and patient-reported esthetic outcomes and their correlation for single-tooth implant restorations in the maxillary anterior region.

    Authors: Mehmet Ali Altay, Alper Sindel, Hüseyin Alican Tezerişener, Nelli Yıldırımyan and Mehmet Mustafa Özarslan
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2019 5:2
  20. An oroantral fistula (OAF) is a pathological abnormal communication between the oral cavity and the maxillary sinus which may arise as a result of failure of primary healing of an OAF, dental infections, osteo...

    Authors: Puria Parvini, Karina Obreja, Robert Sader, Jürgen Becker, Frank Schwarz and Loutfi Salti
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:40
  21. This retrospective study examined the mid- to long-term clinical and radiographic performance of a tapered implant in various treatment protocols in patients with local and systemic risk factors (RFs).

    Authors: Sotirios Konstantinos Saridakis, Wilfried Wagner and Robert Noelken
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:41
  22. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to assess the efficacy of an oscillating-rotating toothbrush in reducing plaque and inflammation around dental implants.

    Authors: Giuseppe Allocca, Diana Pudylyk, Fabrizio Signorino, Giovanni Battista Grossi and Carlo Maiorana
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:38
  23. The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of different angulations and collar lengths of the implant abutment on screw loosening by measuring removal torque value (RTV) before and after dyn...

    Authors: Mai Ahmed Yousry El-Sheikh, Tamer Mohamed Nasr Mostafa and Mohamed Maamoun El-Sheikh
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:39
  24. Bone fragility and skeletal irregularities are the characteristic features of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). Many patients with OI have weakened maxillary and mandibular bone, leading to poor oral hygiene and s...

    Authors: Shamit S. Prabhu, Kevin Fortier, Michael C. May and Uday N. Reebye
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:36
  25. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of various dentoalveolar pathologies based on panoramic radiography (OPG), cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and printed 3D models in consecutive ...

    Authors: Josipa Radic, Raphael Patcas, Bernd Stadlinger, Daniel Wiedemeier, Martin Rücker and Barbara Giacomelli-Hiestand
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:37
  26. The purpose of this study is to provide the relevant equations and the reference tables needed for calculating the maximum errors in implant positioning attributed to the properties of the mechanical parts of ...

    Authors: Dimitrios Apostolakis and Georgios Kourakis
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:34
  27. The performance of dental implants in controlled clinical studies is often investigated in homogenous populations. Observational studies are necessary to evaluate the outcome of implant restorations placed in ...

    Authors: Sven Marcus Beschnidt, Claudio Cacaci, Kerem Dedeoglu, Detlef Hildebrand, Helfried Hulla, Gerhard Iglhaut, Gerald Krennmair, Markus Schlee, Paul Sipos, Andres Stricker and Karl-Ludwig Ackermann
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:33
  28. Retraction of the upper incisors/canines requires maximum anchorage. The aim of the present study was to analyze the efficacy of mini implants in comparison to conventional devices in patients with need for en...

    Authors: Kathrin Becker, Annika Pliska, Caroline Busch, Benedict Wilmes, Michael Wolf and Dieter Drescher
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:35
  29. The aims of the present study were to determine the thickness of the Schneiderian membrane and identify the width of the maxillary sinus, which is indicated by the buccal and lingual walls of the sinus angle b...

    Authors: Demos Kalyvas, Andreas Kapsalas, Sofia Paikou and Konstantinos Tsiklakis
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:32
  30. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly used in implant dentistry for management of post-operative pain. The objective of this systematic review was to analyse the effect of non-steroidal anti-infla...

    Authors: Jie Denny Luo, Catherine Miller, Tamara Jirjis, Masoud Nasir and Dileep Sharma
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:30
  31. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is widely used in regenerative dentistry and other medical fields. However, its effectiveness has often been questioned. For better evaluation, the quality of individual PRP preparat...

    Authors: Yutaka Kitamura, Masashi Suzuki, Tsuneyuki Tsukioka, Kazushige Isobe, Tetsuhiro Tsujino, Taisuke Watanabe, Takao Watanabe, Hajime Okudera, Koh Nakata, Takaaki Tanaka and Tomoyuki Kawase
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:29
  32. The high survival clinical success rates of osseointegration are requisites for establishing a long-term biomechanical fixation and load-bearing potential of endosseous oral implants. The objective of this pre...

    Authors: Rainde Naiara Rezende de Jesus, Eunice Carrilho, Pedro V. Antunes, Amílcar Ramalho, Camilla Christian Gomes Moura, Andreas Stavropoulos and Darceny Zanetta-Barbosa
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:28
  33. Peri-implant crevicular fluid (PICF) contains calprotectin and NTx, which are markers for inflammation and bone resorption, respectively. The aims of this pilot study were to compare calprotectin and NTx level...

    Authors: Eijiro Sakamoto, Rie Kido, Yoritoki Tomotake, Yoshihito Naitou, Yuichi Ishida and Jun-ichi Kido
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:26
  34. Maxillary sinus pneumatization following dental tooth extractions and maxillary alveolar bone resorption frequently leaves inadequate bone levels for implant placement. The objectives of this systematic review...

    Authors: Miriam Ting, Philip Afshar, Arik Adhami, Stanton M. Braid and Jon B. Suzuki
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:25
  35. This retrospective consecutive case series study was performed to determinate the survival rate and implant stability of short (7 mm length) dental implants with an electrowetted hydrophilic surface that were ...

    Authors: Paul S. Rosen, Herman Sahlin, Rudolf Seemann and Ari S. Rosen
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:24
  36. This retrospective analysis aimed at comparing the clinical outcomes following combined surgical therapy of peri-implantitis at initially grafted and non-grafted (i.e., pristine) implant sites.

    Authors: Ausra Ramanauskaite, Kathrin Becker, Gintaras Juodzbalys and Frank Schwarz
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:27
  37. Based on the notion that full activation of platelets is required for a growth factor release, in regenerative dentistry, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in liquid form is usually clotted by addition of CaCl2 in glass...

    Authors: Toshihisa Toyoda, Kazushige Isobe, Tetsuhiro Tsujino, Yasuo Koyata, Fumitaka Ohyagi, Taisuke Watanabe, Masayuki Nakamura, Yutaka Kitamura, Hajime Okudera, Koh Nakata and Tomoyuki Kawase
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:23
  38. The aim of this study was to evaluate the visibility of the superior and inferior walls of the mandibular canal separately using limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) with small voxel size.

    Authors: Hiroko Ishii, Akemi Tetsumura, Yoshikazu Nomura, Shin Nakamura, Masako Akiyama and Tohru Kurabayashi
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:18
  39. The literature states that Strontium (Sr) is able to simultaneously stimulate bone formation and suppress bone resorption. Recent animal studies suggest that the systemic administration of Sr, in the form of s...

    Authors: Cassio Rocha Scardueli, Carolina Bizelli-Silveira, Rosemary Adriana C. Marcantonio, Elcio Marcantonio Jr, Andreas Stavropoulos and Rubens Spin-Neto
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:21
  40. Using implants to retain prostheses as part of the oral rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients is an increasingly common treatment modality, particularly in transported bone which is used to reconstru...

    Authors: Dominic P. Laverty, Robert Kelly and Owen Addison
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:19
  41. There are few studies measuring the dimensions of the maxillary sinus, being mostly based on computed tomography imaging and rarely being based on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Julia Luz, Dominique Greutmann, Daniel Wiedemeier, Claudio Rostetter, Martin Rücker and Bernd Stadlinger
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:17
  42. Implant and superstructure provide a complex system, which has to withstand oral conditions. Concerning the brittleness of many ceramics, fractures are a greatly feared issue. Therefore, polymer-infiltrated ce...

    Authors: Pia Baumgart, Holger Kirsten, Rainer Haak and Constanze Olms
    Citation: International Journal of Implant Dentistry 2018 4:16