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Biomechanical analysis on platform switching: is there any biomechanical rationale?

Authors
  • Maeda, Yoshinobu
  • Miura, Jiro
  • Taki, Ikuro
  • Sogo, Motofumi
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical oral implants research
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2007
Volume
18
Issue
5
Pages
581–584
Identifiers
PMID: 17608737
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Within the limitations of this study, it was suggested that the platform switching configuration has the biomechanical advantage of shifting the stress concentration area away from the cervical bone-implant interface. It also has the disadvantage of increasing stress in the abutment or abutment screw.

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