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    Primary and Secondary Stability: What is Important and What Don’t We Know

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jul 3, 2018 2:25:05 PM / by Barry P. Levin, DMD posted in implant stability, secondary stability, primary stability, insertion torque, isq, healing time, osseointegration, Immediate Implant Insertion Torque

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    Physiologic healing after implant placement varies from patient to patient and site to site. Surgeons must find balance between mechanical stability and avoiding excessive trauma to alveolar bone, especially the cortical bone found at the alveolar crest. The two measures of quantifying primary stability are insertion torque volume (ITV) resonance frequency (RFA). Implant stability quotient or ISQ is a value used to determine stability via RFA.

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    The Correlation Between Immediate Implant Insertion Torque and Implant Stability Quotient

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2017 2:25:21 PM / by Barry P. Levin, DMD posted in implant loading, isq, immediate restoration, Immediate Implant Insertion Torque, primary stability

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    I was curious about the correlation between immediate insertion torque (IT) and ISQ and wanted to study it in my practice. This is a study I conducted and it was published in IJPRD recently. The study protocol and findings are posted here for you to read and comment on.

    Thanks,

    Barry Levin

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