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European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Fatigue Testing of Laser Treated Endosseous Implants With an Internal Trilobe Connection

Abstract

Abstract - This study investigated the effect of laser treatment on the fatigue resistance of a 3.5-mm diameter implant with an internal trilobe connection. Twenty two implants were embedded into acrylic resin blocks. Half the specimens were used as control group, and the other half were laser treated circumferentially around the 1.5-mm polished collar with argon shielding. Implants were fatigue tested using a step-stress accelerated lifetime test in a servo-hydraulic test machine. Despite the trend pointing towards higher fatigue resistance of laser treated specimens versus controls, stepstress analysis did not determine significant differences in the fatigue lifetimes.

KEY WORDS: Dental implant, mechanical testing, fatigue, internal connection

Authors

Robert W. Berg, Kenneth S. Kurtz, Jason A. Griggs, Ikuya Watanabe, Paulo G. Coelho

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