Accuracy of friction-style and spring-style mechanical torque limiting devices for dental implants Statement of problem. Accurate delivery of torque to implant prosthetic screws is critical to generate ideal preload in the screw joint and offer protection against screw loosening. Mechanical torque limiting devices (MTLDs) ...
This clinical report describes 2 patient situations in which fractures related to occlusal overload occurred with single posterior implants. The initial clinical presentation of both patients appeared to be screw loosening, ...