A three-dimensional roughness parameter calculated from topographical images. Sa: The arithmetic average of the absolute value of all points of
Sacral neuromodulation (SNM) or sacral nerve stimulation or a bladder pacemaker is a treatment used to help patients with bladder
Grit blasting of an implant surface using sand to increase the surface.
The excavation of tissue to form a shallow shelving depression, usually performed to facilitate drainage from infected areas of bone.
A 3D biocompatible construct that serves as a framework which provides a structure on which tissue is growing. It may
Dental A root-form dental implant with the level of the implant-abutment junction different facially to lingually.
Syn.: Sinus membrane (maxillary). Layer of pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium cells lining the maxillary sinus.
Spinal Chord Stimulator Spinal Chord Stimulation
see: Standard Deviation.
surface-decalcified allogeneic bone
Dental see: Implant platform.
see: Healing by second intention
see: Late implant failure
Stress caused by a load (two forces applied toward one another but not in the same straight line) that tends
also: Polysiloxanes Chemistry: Polymers that include any inert, synthetic compound made up of repeating units of siloxane, which is a
Dental see: One-stage implant.
An implant surface produced when spherical powders of metallic or ceramic materials become a coherent mass with the core of
Heating a powder below the melting point of any component so as to permit agglomeration and welding of particles by
Syn.: Sinus graft, maxillary antroplasty, sinus augmentation, sinus elevation, subantral augmentation,. Augmentation of the antral floor with bone and/or bone
Maxillary sinus enlargement. With aging, especially after loss of maxillary teeth and reduction of masticatory forces acting on the maxilla,
Inflammation of the sinus maxillaris. Signs include sensitivity of teeth to percussion, fever, and facial swelling. Symptoms may include nasal
Dental see: Ridge preservation
Dental Syn.: First-stage surgery. A surgical procedure that consists of placing an endosseous implant in the bone and suturing of
Dental Syn.: Second-stage surgery Surgical procedure consisting of the exposure of a submerged implant to the oral environment by the
also: inox steel, inox. A steel alloy with a minimum of 10,5% chromium content by mass. There are more than
Acro.: SD Statistical term. A measure of the variability, or dispersion of a distribution of scores. The more scores cluster
Dental see: Mandibular staple implant
Undifferentiated cell of embryogenic or adult origin that can undergo unlimited division and give rise to one or several different
A stent is a tiny tube. It is inserted into the lumen of an anatomic vessel or duct to keep
Syn.: Three dimensional imaging, three-dimensional modeling. Method of creating a three-dimensional model by using lasers driven by CAD software, from
Dental see: Parallel-sided implant
Dental The damage (i. e., distortion or obliteration) of the internal threads of a root-form dental implant. These are important
Syn.: Subtractive surface treatment. Alteration of an implant surface by removal of material.
see: Subtracted surface
Conditions established by a study protocol for the evaluation of a procedure as a success.
The percentage of success of a procedure or device in a study or clinical trial according to success criteria defined
Dental The prosthesis that is supported by implants with or without an intervening mesostructure.
The topography of an implant surface is defined in terms of form, waviness and roughness. Roughness describes the smallest irregularities
Qualitative and quantitative features of an implant surface determined two-dimensionally by contact stylus profilometry (see: R value) or three-dimensionally by
Tool to transfer 3D-planning of implants into the surgical procedure. There exists several types of surgical guides, mor or less
The percentage of survivals in a study or clinical trial in placing implants, defined as implants that are functioning according
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