Removal of crown and its effect on the screw thread of loosened abutment

  • Rakesh Kumar Post graduate student, Dept. of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Jayakar Shetty Professor and Head of the Dept. of Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Divya Hegde Professor, Dept. of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Chandrasekharan K Nair Professor and Head of the Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Rajmohan C S Course Leader - Fixed Prosthodontics, Oman Dental College, Muscat, Oman
  • Srividya S Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA

Abstract

Abutment screw loosening is one of the most common problem seen in implant dentistry. Crowns cemented on the loosened abutment is removed using a crown remover. In an attempt to remove the crown, the abutment screw is subjected to deformation. This study is an evaluation of that.

Published
2013-06-29
How to Cite
KUMAR, Rakesh et al. Removal of crown and its effect on the screw thread of loosened abutment. Trends in Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 14-16, june 2013. ISSN 0975-9298. Available at: <https://trendsinprosthodontics.com/index.php/trends/article/view/53>. Date accessed: 31 july 2021.
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