Surgical Tooth Implants, Combat and Field.
Rept. no. 13 (Annual) 16 Jul 82-15 Jul 83,
BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OH
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Long term implant studies of alumina tooth roots are being performed on both humans and baboons. The implants designed for this project are a single root rectangular design with serrations arranged for maximal stress distribution of occlusal loads. The implant is of a three-piece design. The serrated root portion is alumina ceramic. The upper two parts of the implant post and core and crown are conventional dental materials, usually gold.
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