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    Luigi O. Massa, J. Anthony von Fraunhofer.
    Summary: "This clinically oriented book gives dental practitioners and students a hands-on guide to incorporating dental implants into their practices. Taking a clear and concise approach to the subject, the book offers basic information on all aspects of dental implants. Topics covered encompass the pros and cons of implants, patient factors, clinical considerations to success and failure, and implant restoration. Photographs, radiographs, and illustrations support the text, demonstrating the concepts discussed. The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Implants starts with a brief history of the subject then examines the clinical and economic considerations for implants. Patient factors, including systemic, oral, and periodontal health, diet, age, gender, and more are discussed. The book also looks at the experience of the clinician, followed by clinical considerations such as case planning, implant design, surgical techniques, antibiotics, and more. The last chapters cover post-surgical follow-up and the many factors that lead to a successful outcome. The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Implants is a useful introduction and guide to dental implants for any practitioner interested in incorporating implants into clinical practice"-- Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Why dental implants
    A brief history of dental implants
    Design of Implants
    Patient factors
    Patient consults
    Treatment planning and Evaluating implant sites
    Implant scenarios
    Implant surgery: simple healed sites
    Bone grafting
    Guided surgery
    Immediate implant placement: complicated immediate sites
    Full arch cases
    Screw-retention vs. Cement-retention of restorations
    Restoring dental implants
    Dental implant failures
    Economics of dental implants
    Maintaining dental implants.
    Digital Access Wiley 2021