implant

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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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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.
This may be the case when nerve repositioning is performed to enhance the bone height to place the root form implants in the mandible.
Although several factors must be considered when selecting patients acceptable for implant procedures, this chapter focuses on the appropriate imaging procedure for endosseous, or root form implants.