This impressive evidence-based textbook covers all aspects of immediate implant placement and immediate loading with the aim of helping practitioners attain an advanced level of clinical practice in implant dentistry. Chapters present the fundamentals of implant placement techniques, socket preservation, augmentation concepts, peri-implant soft tissue management, and immediate loading protocols, which constitute the basis for predictable, functional, and esthetic outcomes. This book provides additional insight into many topics of growing interest, including preoperative orthodontic therapy, dental trauma and dental implants, stress and anxiety in immediate implant placement, smoking and immediate loading, and management of complications. A final chapter on complex and unusual cases showcases the author’s surgical skills and underscores her mastery of all the presented concepts. It is a book to be read and reread by the serious practitioner of implant dentistry.
308 pp; 1,594 illus (color);