Use of Immediately Loaded Press-Fit Cylinder Implants in Oral Reconstruction

Paul J. Schaner, Richard A. Kraut

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Press-fit implants can be used to meet the prosthetic needs of patients who require immediate loading of their implants. This procedure may be necessary because of a patient's unwillingness and/or inability to tolerate a removable prosthesis. The implants reported in this study had a similar success rate to those immediately loaded screw-type implants previously reported by others. The lack of large numbers of long-term immediately loaded implants dictates the need for detailed informed consent when using immediately loaded cylinder implants for dental reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-82
Number of pages7
JournalImplant Dentistry
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Immediate prosthesis
  • Time of placement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery


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