The Osseointegration Book represents the combined knowledge and experience of the many doctors, scientists, and engineers who transformed a controversial approach to dental and medical rehabilitation into standard and accepted practice. This multicontributed book explores the background and history of osseointegration and its profound and lasting impact on all areas of medical and dental practice. It presents the broad range of clinical applications of osseointegration from its origins in dentistry to facial reconstruction and orthopedics. Anyone with an interest in the inception and development of osseointegration and its incalculable influence on the past and future direction of medical and dental treatment will find this an absorbing read.
512 pp; 1,200 illus;