Implant materials, design, and surface topographies: their influence on osseointegration of dental implants. Academic Article uri icon


  • The purpose of this review is to describe commonly used dental implants with reference to their material composition, design factors, and surface topographies. The review includes a discussion of the biological principle of osseointegration and how this process of bone-implant interaction is influenced by different implant materials, designs, and surface characteristics

published proceedings

  • J Long Term Eff Med Implants

author list (cited authors)

  • Triplett, R. G., Frohberg, U., Sykaras, N., & Woody, R. D.

citation count

  • 50

complete list of authors

  • Triplett, R Gilbert||Frohberg, Uwe||Sykaras, Nikitas||Woody, Ronald D

publication date

  • December 2003