blade implant

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blade im·plant

(blād im'plant)
Flat form of implant, usually made of titanium covered with film to prevent corrosion; placed anteroposteriorly in jaw; osseointegration usually results. Prongs projecting through oral mucosa hold appliance (e.g., denture) in place.
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