Recent Submissions

  • Accuracy of friction-style and spring-style mechanical torque limiting devices for dental implants 

    Vallee, Mark C., Heather J. Conrad, Saonli Basu, and Wook-Jin Seong. 2008. "Accuracy of friction-style and spring-style mechanical torque limiting devices for dental implants." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 100(2): 86-92.
    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) ...
  • Fractures related to occlusal overload with single posterior implants: A clinical report 

    Conrad, Heather J., John K. Schulte, and Mark C. Vallee. 2008. "Fractures related to occlusal overload with single posterior implants: A clinical report." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 99(4): 251-256.
    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, ...