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The International Journal of Prosthodontics
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Int J Prosthodont 31 (2018), No. 6     22. Jan. 2019
Int J Prosthodont 31 (2018), No. 6  (22.01.2019)

Page 587-590, doi:10.11607/ijp.5882, PubMed:30408141


Biomechanical Behavior of Implants with a Sloped Marginal Configuration
Karasan, Duygu / Güncü, M. Barış / Ersu, Bahadır / Canay, Şenay
Purpose: To evaluate the biomechanical behavior of implants with different neck designs.
Materials and Methods: Finite element models of implants with two different neck designs (OsseoSpeed EV and OsseoSpeed Profile EV) were generated. Implants and abutments were subjected to buccally and lingually directed 30-degree oblique loads of 200 N.
Results: Under buccally angulated load, the Profile implant model showed lower minimum principal stress when compared to the standard implant model (-63.4 vs -91.9 MPa), whereas the von Mises stress value of the Profile implant model was higher (342 MPa).
Conclusion: This preliminary study showed that Profile implants placed in alveolar ridges with buccolingual bone height discrepancy showed similar stress distribution and stress value outcomes when compared to standard implants.