Interest in implant dentistry among clinicians has increased during the past decade in response to the demand of patients, especially partially endentulous ones, for the best possible esthetic outcome. This book presents current guidelines for optimizing the functional and esthetic result of the “third dentition,” including successful integration of the implant with bone to achieve long-term maintenance of implant stability; the use of anterior maxilla classification to help the practitioner in implant treatment; bone augmentation procedures that contribute to the proper positioning and alignment of implants; evaluation of the variety of prosthetic components now used in implant dentistry; and a discussion of potential future applications, such as successful one-stage surgical application of the Brånemark implant system. Numerous case-study illustrations help make this edition particularly useful for clinicians.
978-0-86715-392-7 , 9780867153927
224pp: 518 illus (518 in color)