I E Naert

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A 5-year randomized clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants in the mandibular overdenture therapy. Part I: Peri-implant outcome
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 9:170-7. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. part I: a longitudinal clinical evaluation
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:381-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. Part 2: a longitudinal radiographic study
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:390-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical periodontal interventions: long-term outcomes
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 20:345-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction with two-implant-retained mandibular overdentures: a 10-year randomized clinical study
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 17:401-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of single-implant restorations as tooth replacements: a long-term follow-up study
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2:209-18. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint A 10-year randomized clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants retaining mandibular overdentures: peri-implant outcome
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:695-702. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Precision of fit and clinical evaluation of all-ceramic full restorations followed between 0.5 and 5 years
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospitals, Catholic University Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 32:51-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone behavior around sleeping and non-sleeping implants retaining a mandibular hinging overdenture
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 10:149-54. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomised clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants in mandibular overdenture therapy. A 3-year report
    I E Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 1:81-8. 1997

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint A 5-year randomized clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants in the mandibular overdenture therapy. Part I: Peri-implant outcome
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 9:170-7. 1998
    ..No correlation was found between bleeding on probing and marginal bone loss. We conclude that the connection state of 2 implants retaining a hinging overdenture did not influence the peri-implant outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. part I: a longitudinal clinical evaluation
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:381-9. 2002
    ..The idea of not splinting the implants in a fixed partial prosthesis is promising but needs replication before accepting it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. Part 2: a longitudinal radiographic study
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:390-5. 2002
    ..Based on marginal bone height maintenance, the excellent prognosis of the presently used implants to support restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism was confirmed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical periodontal interventions: long-term outcomes
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 20:345-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction with two-implant-retained mandibular overdentures: a 10-year randomized clinical study
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 17:401-10. 2004
    ..This study aimed to compare the prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction with prosthetic care in two-implant-retained mandibular overdentures, whether implants were splinted with a bar or left with magnets or ball attachments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of single-implant restorations as tooth replacements: a long-term follow-up study
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2:209-18. 2000
    ..The replacement of a single tooth or several teeth by means of single-implant restorations is an increasingly used method that needs long-term validation...
  7. ncbi request reprint A 10-year randomized clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants retaining mandibular overdentures: peri-implant outcome
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:695-702. 2004
    ..This randomized controlled clinical trial aimed to evaluate the efficacy of splinted implants versus unsplinted implants in overdenture therapy over a 10-year period...
  8. ncbi request reprint Precision of fit and clinical evaluation of all-ceramic full restorations followed between 0.5 and 5 years
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospitals, Catholic University Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 32:51-7. 2005
    ..Eighty-seven per cent of the patients rated their restorations more than 7/10 on an ordered analogue scale for aesthetics as well as for function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone behavior around sleeping and non-sleeping implants retaining a mandibular hinging overdenture
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 10:149-54. 1999
    ..16 mm only. Thus non-sleeping implants lose on average more bone when compared to sleeping implants. Surgical trauma at the abutment connection is believed to be the most plausible cause of marginal bone loss around non-sleeping implants...
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomised clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants in mandibular overdenture therapy. A 3-year report
    I E Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 1:81-8. 1997
    ..Finally, the clinical outcome of all groups confirms that overdenture treatment demands regular controls with limited time intervals...
  11. ncbi request reprint A 5-year prospective randomized clinical trial on the influence of splinted and unsplinted oral implants retaining a mandibular overdenture: prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 26:195-202. 1999
    ..All patients would repeat the same treatment even though the majority of the Magnet group would prefer a more retentive solution because of limited denture stability...
  12. ncbi request reprint Freestanding and tooth-implant connected prostheses in the treatment of partially edentulous patients Part II: An up to 15-years radiographic evaluation
    I E Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:245-51. 2001
    ..However, the clinical significance of greater bone loss in rigid versus non-rigid connections might outweigh the annoying phenomenon of tooth intrusion in the case of non-rigid tooth connection, when connection is considered...
  13. doi request reprint Successful outcome of splinted implants supporting a 'planned' maxillary overdenture: a retrospective evaluation and comparison with fixed full dental prostheses
    A Sanna
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:406-13. 2009
    ..This retrospective analysis evaluated the peri-implant parameters of implants supporting a 'planned' overdenture in the maxilla, and compared these data with those of an age-matched control group, with a fixed full dental prosthesis...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of static and dynamic loading on marginal bone reactions around osseointegrated implants: an animal experimental study
    J Duyck
    Dept. of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:207-18. 2001
    ..This study shows that excessive dynamic loads cause crater-like bone defects lateral to osseointegrated implants...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of implant number, distribution and prosthesis material on loading on implants supporting fixed prostheses
    T Ogawa
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University of Leuven, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 37:525-31. 2010
    ..001). Maximum BMs were lowest with the titanium prosthesis (P < 0.01). The resultant forces on implants were significantly associated with the implant number and distribution and the prosthesis material...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of plaque and/or excessive loading on marginal soft and hard tissue reactions around Brånemark implants: a review of literature and experience
    E De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
    Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 21:381-93. 2001
    ..Some clinical observations support this hypothesis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of mechanobiological models for the numerical simulation of tissue differentiation around immediately loaded implants
    L Geris
    K U Leuven, Faculty of Engineering, Dividion of Biomechanics and Engineering Design, Celestijnenlaan 200A, B 3000 Leuben, Belgium
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 6:277-88. 2003
    ..Because of the different nature of the tissue phenotypes used to describe the differentiation processes, it is however hard to compare both models in terms of their validity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Numerical simulation of tissue differentiation around loaded titanium implants in a bone chamber
    L Geris
    Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design, Faculty of Engineering, Katholieke Univeriteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200A, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    J Biomech 37:763-9. 2004
    ..These results however are a strong indication of the feasibility of the implemented theory to predict the mechano-regulation of the differentiation process inside the bone chamber...
  19. ncbi request reprint Individualised, micro CT-based finite element modelling as a tool for biomechanical analysis related to tissue engineering of bone
    S V N Jaecques
    Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design BMGO, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven K U Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200A, Leuven, Belgium
    Biomaterials 25:1683-96. 2004
    ..Procedures to optimise the mechanical properties of bone scaffolds, in relation to those of native trabecular bone are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint The immediate rehabilitation by means of a ready-made final fixed prosthesis in the edentulous mandible: a 1-year follow-up study on 50 consecutive patients
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:360-5. 2004
    ..The survival rate is, however, lower than for a staged approach...
  21. ncbi request reprint The influence of micro-motion on the tissue differentiation around immediately loaded cylindrical turned titanium implants
    J Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Oral Biol 51:1-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of various degrees of implant displacement on the tissue differentiation around immediately loaded cylindrical turned titanium implants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Marginal bone loss around implants retaining hinging mandibular overdentures, at 4-, 8- and 12-years follow-up
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:628-33. 2001
    ..p.) titanium implants retaining hinging mandibular overdentures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of factors influencing the marginal bone stability around implants in the treatment of partial edentulism
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Ignace
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 3:30-8. 2001
    ..The original protocol of Brånemark to achieve predictable osseointegration for oral implants has substantially been modified. One may question whether results are influenced by those modifications, especially for the long-term prognosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pre-load on oral implants after screw tightening fixed full prostheses: an in vivo study
    J Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, K U Leuven, U Z St Raphaël, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 28:226-33. 2001
    ..0001) then after tightening the gold cylinder in all test conditions (five or six, four or three supporting implants). This study underlines the static load present after screw tightening implant supported fixed full prostheses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of speech in patients rehabilitated with various oral implant-supported prostheses
    R Jacobs
    Department of Periodontology, Laboratory of Oral Physiology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:167-73. 2001
    ..From the present results, it could be concluded that in patients rehabilitated with oral implant-supported prostheses speech disorder is more frequently observed than in subjects with a natural dentition...
  26. ncbi request reprint Peri-implant health around screw-shaped c.p. titanium machined implants in partially edentulous patients with or without ongoing periodontitis
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:589-94. 2001
    ..p. titanium implants with a machined surface (Brånemark system implants) was not influenced by the progression rate of periodontal destruction around the remaining teeth within the same jaw...
  27. ncbi request reprint The rehabilitation of the severely resorbed maxilla by simultaneous placement of autogenous bone grafts and implants: a 10-year evaluation
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 1:102-8. 1997
    ..On the other hand, the same approach in patients with congenital defects or who underwent radiotherapy is deceptive. The use of hyperbaric oxygen may dramatically improve these results...
  28. doi request reprint Long-term, retrospective evaluation (implant and patient-centred outcome) of the two-implants-supported overdenture in the mandible. Part 1: survival rate
    M Vercruyssen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:357-65. 2010
    ..This retrospective analysis evaluated the long-term outcome of two implants supporting an overdenture in the mandible, as well as the significance of some confounding factors (smoking, implant length, bone quality)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The influence of bone mechanical properties and implant fixation upon bone loading around oral implants
    H Van Oosterwyck
    Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200A, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 9:407-18. 1998
    ..Hence they should be integrated correctly in numerical models of in vivo behaviour of oral implants. This necessitates the creation of patient-dependent finite element models...
  30. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary treatment planning for orthodontic-prosthetic implant anchorage in a partially edentulous patient
    G Willems
    Department of Orthodontics, University Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 10:331-7. 1999
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The accuracy and reliability of radiographic methods for the assessment of marginal bone level around oral implants
    E De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:176-81. 2002
    ..To determine the accuracy and reliability of radiographic methods for assessment of the marginal bone level around oral implants in human cadavers...
  32. ncbi request reprint A clinical study of an intracoronal fixed partial denture attachment system
    I E Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology, and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
    Quintessence Int 24:397-403. 1993
    ..The periodontal condition of the UDA anchor abutment teeth was not significantly different from that of the contralateral side. The number of failures, especially the number caused by recurrent caries, is cause for concern...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of constant strain rate, composed of varying amplitude and frequency, of early loading on peri-implant bone (re)modelling
    E De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, K U Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:618-24. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Bilaterally impacted maxillary canines and multiple missing teeth: a challenging adult case
    K Mesotten
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Orthod Craniofac Res 8:29-40. 2005
    ..AUTHORS: Mesotten K, Naert I, van Steenberghe D, Willems G...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of micro-motion on the tissue response around immediately loaded roughened titanium implants in the rabbit
    Katleen Vandamme
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oral Sci 115:21-9. 2007
    ..Well-controlled micro-motion positively influenced bone formation at the interface of a roughened implant. An improved bone reaction was detected with increasing micro-motion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of controlled immediate loading and implant design on peri-implant bone formation
    Katleen Vandamme
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:172-81. 2007
    ..Tissue formation at the implant interface is known to be sensitive to mechanical stimuli. The aim of the study was to compare the bone formation around immediately loaded versus unloaded implants in two different implant macro-designs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of implant surface roughness and loading on peri-implant bone formation
    Katleen Vandamme
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Biomaterials Research Group, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 79:150-7. 2008
    ..The present study evaluated the bone response around a turned (T) and a roughened (R) implant for either an unloaded or a well-controlled loaded situation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of intermittent loading and surface roughness on peri-implant bone formation in a bone chamber model
    Joke Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:998-1006. 2007
    ..However, a bone-stimulating effect in the implant's vicinity was assigned to the rough surface when the implant was loaded...
  39. ncbi request reprint Histodynamics of bone tissue formation around immediately loaded cylindrical implants in the rabbit
    Katleen Vandamme
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:471-80. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated the influence of well-controlled mechanical stimuli on the tissue response around immediately loaded cylindrical turned titanium implants at two different observation periods...
  40. ncbi request reprint Application of mechanoregulatory models to simulate peri-implant tissue formation in an in vivo bone chamber
    Liesbet Geris
    Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, K U Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 300C, PB 2419, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    J Biomech 41:145-54. 2008
    ..The hypothesis that the existing mechanoregulatory models were able to predict the patterns of tissue formation in the in vivo bone chamber could not be fully sustained...
  41. ncbi request reprint Timing of loading--immediate, early, or delayed--in the outcome of implants in the edentulous mandible: a prospective clinical trial
    Els De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIO MAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:580-94. 2007
    ..To report on the implant outcome of delayed, early, and immediate loading of implants in the edentulous mandible in a prospective controlled study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Early trabecular bone healing around titanium implants: a histologic study in rabbits
    Elke Slaets
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 78:510-7. 2007
    ..A detailed insight into the early healing response of trabecular bone to unloaded titanium implants is lacking...
  43. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of detecting trabecular bone around percutaneous titanium implants in rabbits by in vivo microfocus computed tomography
    Nele Stoppie
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Microsc 228:55-61. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the feasibility of in vivo imaging of trabecular bone around titanium implants by means of microfocus computed tomography (micro-CT) and the use of rabbits for this purpose...
  44. ncbi request reprint Early cellular responses in cortical bone healing around unloaded titanium implants: an animal study
    Elke Slaets
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 77:1015-24. 2006
    ..To gain better insight, titanium implants were inserted in a rabbit model and histologic and histomorphometric analyses were performed at early time points after insertion...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of initial subgingival colonization of 'pristine' peri-implant pockets
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:25-37. 2006
    ..Periodontitis and peri-implantitis are linked to the presence of several key pathogens. The treatment of these infectious processes therefore involves the reduction/eradication of bacteria associated with periodontitis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Peri-implant bone tissue strains in cases of dehiscence: a finite element study
    Hans Van Oosterwyck
    Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:327-33. 2002
    ..Marginal bone strains at the buccal and/or lingual sides, however, did not increase...
  47. ncbi request reprint Influence of prosthesis fit and the effect of a luting system on the prosthetic connection preload: an in vitro study
    Joke Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 15:389-96. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A custom template and definitive prosthesis allowing immediate implant loading in the maxilla: a clinical report
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 17:663-70. 2002
    ..It was investigated whether this procedure would allow advance preparation of a fixed definitive prosthesis that could be placed at the completion of surgery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Implant-supported laser-welded titanium and conventional cast frameworks in the partially edentulous law: a 5-year prospective multicenter study
    Torsten Jemt
    The Branemark Clinic, Public Dental Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 16:415-21. 2003
    ..This study evaluated and compared the clinical performance of laser-welded titanium fixed partial implant-supported prostheses with that of conventional cast frameworks in the partially edentulous jaw...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dentist-mediated concerns
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 16:41-3; discussion 47-51. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Quality of dental implants
    Asbjørn Jokstad
    Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Int Dent J 53:409-43. 2003
    ..AIM(S)/OBJECTIVE(S): To present the scientific evidence for claims of relationship between characteristics of dental implants and clinical performance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Implant design and interface force transfer. A photoelastic and strain-gauge analysis
    Murat Cehreli
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:249-57. 2004
    ..To compare stress and strain magnitudes of butt-joint and internal-cone oral implants in a bone simulant...
  53. ncbi request reprint Bone augmentation by means of a stiff occlusive titanium barrier
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:63-71. 2003
    ..Both animal and clinical data demonstrate that guided bone neogenesis under a subperiosteally placed titanium barrier can reach large volumes...
  54. ncbi request reprint A repeated sampling bone chamber methodology for the evaluation of tissue differentiation and bone adaptation around titanium implants under controlled mechanical conditions
    Joke Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    J Biomech 37:1819-22. 2004
    ..Repeated sampling of the bone chamber allows conducting several experiments within the same animal at the same site, thereby excluding subject- and site-dependent variability and reducing the amount of experimental animals...
  55. ncbi request reprint Microbiological and clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction for two treatment options in the edentulous lower jaw after 10 years of function
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Capucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:277-87. 2005
    ..Especially comparisons between fixed full prostheses (FFPs) and overdentures (ODs), or between anchoring systems for the latter are scarce...
  56. ncbi request reprint Positive effect of early loading on implant stability in the bi-cortical guinea-pig model
    Els De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, K U Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:402-7. 2005
    ..On the contrary, controlled loading is beneficial to maintain the implant stability during the early critical healing period as determined by RFA-measurements...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predisposing conditions for retrograde peri-implantitis, and treatment suggestions
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:599-608. 2005
    ..It develops within the first months after insertion. This retrospective study aimed to find predisposing conditions for such peri-apical lesions and to evaluate treatment strategies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Biologic response of immediately versus delayed loaded implants supporting ill-fitting prostheses: an animal study
    Joke Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:150-8. 2005
    ..An inherent disadvantage of this is a cumulated error, which can lead to prosthesis misfit owing to topographic deviations of the planned versus the installed implants...
  59. ncbi request reprint The validation of a compression testing method for cancellous human jawbone by high-resolution finite element modeling
    Nele Stoppie
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:436-45. 2007
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  60. ncbi request reprint Pathways in multidisciplinary oral health care as a tool to improve clinical performance
    Katleen Vandamme
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Prosthodont 19:227-35. 2006
    ..To investigate the optimization of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary oral health care through the introduction of pathways...
  61. ncbi request reprint Obstacles to implementing evidence-based dentistry: a focus group-based study
    Karin Hannes
    Belgian Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Belgian Branch of the Cochrane Collaboration, Belgium
    J Dent Educ 72:736-44. 2008
    ..The obstacles identified are considered useful to support future quantitative research that can be generalized to a broader group...
  62. doi request reprint Bonding effectiveness and sealing ability of fiber-post bonding
    Francesca Zicari
    Leuven BIOMAT Research Cluster, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Dent Mater 24:967-77. 2008
    ..To evaluate the push-out bond strength and the sealing ability of five adhesive cements routinely used for fiber-post bonding...
  63. ncbi request reprint Rating of statements in an internal course evaluation: comparison between different groups of assessors
    Jan Elen
    Educational Support Office, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Dent Educ 6:64-8. 2002
    ..However, the study also indicated that some caution should be exercised when 'external' teachers are included in the evaluation process...