threaded implant


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

threaded implant

an implant with screwlike threads that is either screwed into bone previously threaded by a tap, or by self-tapping, the implant cutting threads in the bone as it is inserted into a predrilled hole.

thread·ed im·plant

(thred'ĕd im'plant)
dentistry An implant with screwlike threads that is either screwed into bone previously threaded by a tap or screwed in by self-tapping, the implant cutting threads in the bone as it is inserted into a predrilled hole.

thread·ed im·plant

(thred'ĕd im'plant)
Implant with screwlike threads that is either screwed into bone previously threaded by a tap, or by self-tapping, implant cutting threads in bone as it is inserted into a predrilled hole.