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Comparison of heat generated by alumina-toughened zirconia and stainless steel burs for implant placement.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants
Publication Date
Volume
27
Issue
5
Pages
1023–1028
Identifiers
PMID: 23057014
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

SS and ATZ burs can be used several times for implant site preparation under controlled conditions without reaching a temperature that is harmful to the bone. Both burs wear under repeated use, but not to an excessive degree. The duller burs produced smoother perforations than did the new ones.

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