Effects of different inter-implant distances on the stress distribution around endosseous implants in posterior mandible: A 3D finite element analysis

Simsek B., Erkmen E., Yilmaz D., Eser A.

MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, vol.28, no.3, pp.199-213, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2005.04.025
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-213
  • Keywords: inter-implant distance, dental implant, peri-implant structure, stress distribution, 3D finite elements analysis, BONE, OSSEOINTEGRATION, STABILITY, DESIGN, MODELS, SYSTEM, LENGTH
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of different inter-implant distances on stress distribution in the bone around the endosseous titanium implants under vertical, oblique and horizontal loads in the posterior mandibular edentulousim by finite element analysis (3D FEA).