Research Award 2008/2009

We proudly announce the winners of the CAMLOG Foundation research award 2008/2009 which received their awards during the 3rd International CAMLOG Congress 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany.

1st Place

Effect of repeated manual disassembly and reassembly on the position stability of various implant-abutment complexes: an experimental study.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate rotational, vertical, and canting changes in the position of the rotation-safe component in the implant-abutment assemblies of five different implant systems (ITI, Steri-Oss, Camlog, Astra Tech, and Replace Select) after manual removal and reassembly.

Dr. Wiebke Semper

2nd Place

Sinus membrane lift using a water balloon followed by bone grafting and implant placement: A 28-case report

The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of a minimally invasive sinus lift using an inflatable water balloon followed by bone grafting and implant placement.

Dr. Xiulian Hu

3rd Place

Clinical outcome of root-shaped dental implants of various diameters: 5-year results.

The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the long-term survival and success rates of screw-type root-shaped (Camlog) implants of various diameters and their implant-prosthodontic reconstructions for more than 5 years of clinical use.

Dr. Rudolf Seemann