Dental The restoration is in occlusal contact with the opposing dentition in maximal intercuspal position and/or excursions
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see: One-piece implant
Dental An abutment that connects into the implant without the use of an additional screw. The abutment can be retained
Dental The implant in which the endosseous and transmucosal portions consist of one unit which presents a surface without a
Dental Syn.: Nonsubmergible implant, single-stage implant. An endosseous dental implant designed to be placed following a one-stage surgery protocol. The
Augmentation by placing autogenous bone and/or a bone replacement graft on or over bone to increase length and/or width.
Epithelial lining of the oral cavity continuous with the skin of the lips and mucosa of the soft palate and
Dental Any implant used during orthodontic treatment as anchorage for orthodontic tooth movement.
The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing (Albrektsson
A fully differentiated cell that originates in the embryonic mesenchyme and, during the early development of the skeleton, functions in
Large multinucleated cell, arising from mononuclear precursor of the hematopoietic lineage, that functions in the breakdown and resorption of osseous
Osteoconduction occurs when the bone graft material serves as a scaffold for new bone growth that is perpetuated by the
An osteoblast that has become embedded within the bone matrix, occupying a flat oval cavity (bone lacuna). Cells found in
see: Distraction osteogenesis
Osteoinduction involves the stimulation of osteoprogenitor cells to differentiate into osteoblasts that then begin new bone formation. The most widely
De novo production of bone out of pluripotent reserve cells (stem cells), they are present in perivascular tissue and bone
Osteolysis is an active resorption of bone matrix by osteoclasts. Although osteoclasts are active during the natural formation of healthy
An undifferentiated cell that possesses the ability to transform into a bone forming cell.
Osteopromotion involves the enhancement of osteoinduction without the possession of osteoinductive properties. For example, enamel matrix derivative has been shown
Any surgical procedure in which bone is transected or cut.
Dental Removable partial or complete denture, which may be implant-supported or implant-tissue-supported. The prosthesis is retained by attachments.
Modification of the surface oxide properties of titanium implants by alteration of the oxide layer thickness.
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