A two-dimensional roughness parameter calculated from the experimental profiles after filtering. Ra: The arithmetic average of the absolute value of
Dental Full arch mandibular implant with a tripodal design that consists of a horizontal supragingival connecting bar with endosseous units
Dental Type of blade implant placed into the anterior border of the ramus of the mandible.
see: Regional acceleratory phenomenon
A raptor (i.e. TRI® Raptor) is used as abutment on dental implants to fix a (over)denture as a snap-on. There
Resorbable Blasting Media
The surgical reopening of a site to improve or observe results obtained from the initial procedure.
Site which received a soft or hard tissue graft. Syn.: Host site.
rhBMP Osteoinductive protein produced by recombinant DNA technology.
RAP A local response to a stimulus in which tissues form 2 to 10 times more rapidly than the normal
Immunological response of incompatibility in a transplanted or implanted material.
Dental restoration that is removable by the patient. The restoration may be partial arch (RPD): Removable partial denture, or complete
Syn.: Reverse torque value Measure of the rotational force needed to rupture the bone-implant interface of a screw- or pin-form
Technique for clinical measurement of implant stability/mobility in bone. The measurement is registered from a transducer attached to the implant.
Loss of substance or bone by physiologic or pathologic means.
Dental see: Implant platform.
A study designed to observe events that have already occurred.
The nuclear receptor Rev-erbα controls circadian thermogenic plasticity. Gerhart-Hines Z, et al. Nature. 2013. Nature. 2013 Nov 21;503(7476):410-413. doi: 10.1038/nature12642.
Test used to assess the extent of osseointegration of an implant, specifically the shear strength at the bone-implant interface, by
Resonance Frequency Analysis
radio frequency identification
see Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein
Dental Syn.: Extraction socket graft, socket graft, socket preservation. The immediate placement of a grafting material or any procedure, performed
see: bone expansion
There are some risk groups in planning implant surgery, e.g.: Blood disorder, coagulation Tumors Diabetes mellitus HIV Corticosteroids Biphosphonate Medication
Reverse Torque Test
Removal torque value
These are 2 examples. For more, have a look in the Glossary!