In this exhaustive source, the pioneers and experts in the field of osseointegration present a reliable recipe for prosthetic stability, and the opportunities and limitations involved. Comprehensive and well illustrated, the book is divided into six sections: Part I Background/Fundamentals explains the biomechanical, psychological, and medicolegal considerations of osseointegration. Part II Pretreatment Evaluation emphasizes essential surgical and prosthetic considerations. Parts III and IV present practical, well-documented principles and techniques for the complete range of craniofacial defects, simple to complex. Part V explains posttreatment management and possible complications, and Part VI is devoted to the treatment of hearing-impaired patients.
352pp: 535 illus (411 in color)