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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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The electronic search by combined mesh term was further augmented by hand search through the following journals and books: Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, Clinical Oral Implants Research, Implant Dentistry, International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, International Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Periodontology, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Dental Clinics of North America, Misch CE: Contemporary implant dentistry, and Babbush CA (ed.
2004) Long term survival and success of oral implants in the treatment of full & partial arches; A 7- year prospective study with dental implant system, Int J Oral maxillofacial Implants (2) 247-259.
that] discourage the use of oral implant prosthesis in older adults.
Bone density assessments of oral implant sites using computerized tomography.
Guckes A, Scurrai M, Shugars D: A conceptual framework for understanding outcomes of oral implant therapy.
Vertical distraction osteogenesis of edentulous ridges for improvement of oral implant positioning Int.
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Preventive strategies for patients requiring osseointegrated oral implant treatment.
The main criteria in assessing the success of oral implants have been the marginal bone loss evidenced by the radiological examination.