Author(s): Binon PP, Weir DJ, Marshall SJ
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Abstract Selected surface characteristics of screw-type titanium dental implants from four different manufacturers were evaluated. Considerable differences in surface and near-surface contaminants were demonstrated. The fixture treated with radiofrequency glow discharge (plasma) demonstrated the thinnest titanium oxide layer and the cleanest surface.
This article was published in Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants
and referenced in Dentistry