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Dental Implants: Their Design and Manufacture

  • Subrata Pal
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Abstract

Edentulousness due to diseases, trauma, or developmental anomalies is a worldwide problem. Implants have been used to support dental prostheses for many decades, but they are not always received with enthusiastic response from the patients. This situation has changed dramatically with the development of endosseous osseointegrated dental implants. They are the nearest equivalent replacement to the natural tooth and are therefore a useful addition in the management of patients who have missing teeth. There are a number of dental implant systems that offer predictable long-term results backed by good scientific research and clinical trials. First of all, it may be helpful to understand some of the commonly used terms in implantology, given in Table 5.1.

Keywords

Oral Health Dental Implant Natural Tooth Tooth Replacement Missing Tooth 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subrata Pal
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  1. 1.Biomedical EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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