Overview


Americans are seeking dental implants at a rate that is increasing 14% each year, and this guide answers the medical, aesthetic, and procedural questions patients face in selecting this permanent alternative to dentures and bridges. Four experienced prosthedontists explain each step of tooth replacement using dental implants, from the initial consultation to the recovery process. Included is information on the physiology of the human jaw, dental implant procedures, the ...
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A Patient's Guide to Dental Implants

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Overview


Americans are seeking dental implants at a rate that is increasing 14% each year, and this guide answers the medical, aesthetic, and procedural questions patients face in selecting this permanent alternative to dentures and bridges. Four experienced prosthedontists explain each step of tooth replacement using dental implants, from the initial consultation to the recovery process. Included is information on the physiology of the human jaw, dental implant procedures, the restorative process, potential risks, and desired outcomes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781938803260
  • Publisher: Addicus Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 140
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas Balshi, D.D.S. is a practicing prosthodontist and the director of the Institute for Facial Esthetics. He is the author of From Soup to Nuts. He lives in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. William Becker, D.D.S. is an associate professor of periodontology at the University of Southern California school of dentistry in Los Angeles and a clinical professor of periodontology at the University of Texas at Houston. He lives in Tucson, Arizona. Edmond Bedrossian, D.D.S. is the director of the postdoctoral implant training program at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He lives in San Francisco, California. Peter Wohrle, D.M.D. is an assistant clinical professor of advanced prosthodontics at the University of Southern California and the associate editor of the Journal of Oral Implantology. He lives in Newport Beach, California.
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