Retreating Bone Plate Staple Implant

Osseointegrated Brånemark implants used to retreat a fractured mandibular bone plate staple implant: a case report.

Balshi TJ. International Journal Oral Maxillofacial Implants. 1992 Summer;7(2):256-8.
Prosthodontics Intermedica, Institute for Facial Esthetics, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

This article describes postimplant follow-up and retreatment of a 66-year-old patient with an esthetically compromising fixed maxillary tissue-integrated prosthesis and a mobile mandibular overdenture stabilized by precision attachments with a gold clip bar cemented to the transmucosal posts of a bone plate staple implant. Following successful completion of prosthodontic treatment, the patient returned with a fracture of the left transmucosal pin in the mandibular bone plate staple implant that was retreated with Brånemark implants and a fixed prosthesis.


Pi Dental Center, Fort Washington, PA