volume 9, issue 4, P251-255 1975
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820090428
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Abstract: SummaryThe present investigation is concerned with answering some of the questions which arise when discussing the success or failure of endosteal implants on the basis of the resulting stresses caused in the surrounding bone structure. In particular, the questions examined are: 1) What affects do variations in the mechanical properties of the implant, an encapsulating membrane, and the surrounding bone, have on the stress distribution? 2) Are some implant designs more affected than others, as indicated throu…

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