Role of Mechanical Stimuli in Oral Implantation


Prosthetic implantation has been a prevalent surgical procedure in dentistry. Insertion of dental implant significantly changes local oral conditions and leads to the surrounding bone to remodel to a new morphology. To predict how the bone responds such a biomechanical change, finite element analysis (FEA) based remodeling simulation has proven effective. For a range of mechanical stimuli, which should be used remains controversial arguable? This paper aims to compare how the different mechanical stimuli, including mechostat model (effective strain), daily stress and strain energy density (SED) affect the predictions of bone remodeling.

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Li, W. , Lin, D. , Chen, J. , Zhang, Z. , Liao, Z. , Swain, M. and Li, Q. (2014) Role of Mechanical Stimuli in Oral Implantation. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2, 63-68. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2014.24010.

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