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Patient evaluation and prosthodontic treatment planning for osseointegrated implants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2680654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes the pertinent medical and dental indications and contraindications for implant-supported prostheses. The importance of a thorough clinical investigation as well as the evaluation of appropriate radiographs and diagnostic casts prior to surgical intervention is emphasized. The cooperation of the surgeon and prosthodontist is essential for implant success; their appropriate roles are discussed. The various prosthetic options are evaluated with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each. Those factors that create the ideal implant candidate are reviewed along with corrective measures that would be required to improve the condition of those patients who are not ideal candidates for implants.
S E Eckert; W R Laney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental clinics of North America     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0011-8532     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1989 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-12-20     Completed Date:  1989-12-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217440     Medline TA:  Dent Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  599-618     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Dentistry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Transplantation
Dental Implantation, Endosseous*
Dental Implants*
Denture Design
Jaw, Edentulous / surgery
Patient Care Planning*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dental Implants

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