Glossary

Black triangle

Dental Black space visible, if the papilla (soft tissue in between two teeth) is missing or does not totally fill the embrasure space.

Blade implant

Dental A laminar endosseous implant designed to be placed within the bone in a surgically prepared thin groove, especially in narrow alveolar ridges.

Block graft

Graft consisting of an autogenous block of bone, taken from a different site and usually fixed with screws.

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