The functional consequences of tooth loss require clinicians to fabricate restorations that take into consideration individual anatomic situations as well as the psychologic aspects of the patients. This comprehensive text details the role of osseointegration in prosthodontic restoration via careful treatment planning and the use of a multidisciplinary therapeutic approach. Open communication between the patient and treatment team ensures that every stage of treatment is in concert with the patient’s desires. From detailed clinical and radiographic examination to soft tissue considerations to selection of implant systems and surgical techniques, this book outlines well-documented modalities that are safe, simple, and predictable.
354 pp; 1,000 illus