• Ágnes Takács University of Miskolc, Institute of Machine and Product Design
  • Judit Albert University of Miskolc, Institute of Machine and Product Design




Multi-criteria decision making, VIKOR method, dental implant


The long-term biomechanical performance of dental implants is significantly influenced by material composition, anticipated loads, and the geometry of the interface between the implant and the bone. This study applies multi-criteria decision-making methods to select an optimal construction strategy. Through finite element analysis, variables such as implant geometry and stress distribution during loading are integrated into the decisionmaking process. By processing the results of alternative implants, we ranked these alternatives using an Excel implementation of the VIKOR decision support method commonly used in the literature. Results indicate that the optimal stress distribution depends on the size and shape of the implant. Selecting symmetric fixation points and optimal distances may enhance implant stability and long-term performance.


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How to Cite

Takács, Ágnes, & Albert, J. (2024). OPTIMIZATION OF MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION-MAKING FOR DENTAL IMPLANT SELECTION. Design of Machines and Structures, 14(1), 75–83. https://doi.org/10.32972/dms.2024.007