dental implants

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dental implants

crowns, bridges, or dentures attached permanently to the jaw by means of metal anchors, most frequently titanium posts.

den·tal im·plants

(den'tăl im'plants)
Various types of metal anchors attaching crowns, bridges, or dentures to the jaw permanently.

den·tal im·plants

(den'tăl im'plants)
Metal anchors, most frequently titanium posts, permanently attached to the jaw bone to which crowns, bridges, or dentures are attached.
Synonym(s): endosseous dental implant.
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Since then the ongoing research with endosseous dental implants has revolutionized dental care.
Endosseous dental implants are available commercially with many different surface configurations.
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Endosseous dental implants are becoming a common treatment option in the practice of dentistry and have shown great promise for being able to restore dental function and esthetics.
Primary surgical applications involve the technologically advanced restoration of function following tooth loss with permanently implantable endosseous dental implants and bone-graft materials.