Insertion torque is a TERRIBLE metric for judging primary stability

By BioHorizons Camlog

9th February 2024

1 minute read


Dr Robert Stanley: Insertion torque tells us whether an implant has primary stability or not.

RIGHT?? Actually, nope! Insertion torque only gives us a measurement of resistance to one type of movement. In this video, I’ll break down the engineering behind insertion torque and show you why we’re all getting it wrong when we use it to judge the primary stability of our implant placements.

Discover the quintessence of implant mastery with Dr Robert Stanley on the 10th-11th of May 2024 at the two-day ‘Cornerstones of Implantology’ Masterclass at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel. Find out more and secure your spot here.

Shared with kind approval from Dr Robert Stanley and the Stanley Institute. The opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker and not necessarily BioHorizons Camlog. This video has not been edited in any way.

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