subperiosteal implant


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Related to subperiosteal implant: transosteal implant, endosteal implant

sub·per·i·os·te·al im·plant

an artificial dental metal appliance made to conform to the shape of a bone and placed on its surface beneath the periosteum. See: implant denture substructure.

subperiosteal implant

A prosthesis for edentulous patients who cannot wear dentures (e.g., because of mandibular atrophy). The implant consists of a metal framework that rests on the residual ridge beneath the periosteum but does not penetrate the mandible.
See also: implant

sub·per·i·os·te·al im·plant

(sŭb-perē-ostē-ăl implant)
Artificial dental metal appliance made to conform to shape of a bone and placed on its surface beneath periosteum.
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So subperiosteal implants are used when there is an insufficient available bone which differs by volume from case to case.
Subperiosteal implants heal in the periosteal mode of tissue integration.
In summary, the advantages of subperiosteal implants include: The predictability of the results and the high success rate, the survival and success rates of modern-day subperiosteal implants are equal to or greater than root form implants when placed into C-h bone.