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Contemporary Implant Dentistry

Turn to this new third edition for consistent outcomes on even your most complex implant cases! World-renowned dental implantologist Carl E. Misch gives you expert advice and guidance on the various surgical approaches to placing implants in the revision of his best-selling classic. Over 1,000 full-color illustrations depict details of implants, related materials, and surgical procedures, while well-known contributors (Mohamed Sharawy, Martha Warren Bidez, Adriano Piatelli, and others) share a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields. This third edition provides an excellent opportunity for you to develop and refine your skills and experience more consistent, predictable clinical outcomes.

Book, 1120 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09309-5


  • Part I: Diagnosis and Rationale

    1. Rationale for Dental Implants

    2. Generic Root Form Component Terminology

    3. Diagnostic Imaging and Techniques

    4. A Stress Theorem for Implant Dentistry

    5. Prosthetic Options in Implant Dentistry

    6. Treatment Planning: Force Factors Related to Patient Conditions

    7. Bone Density: A Key Determinant for Treatment Planning

    8. Treatment Plans Related to Key Implant Positions and Implant Number

    9. Implant Body Size: A Biomechanical and Esthetic Rationale

    10. Available Bone and Dental Implant Treatment Plans

    11. Scientific Rationale for Implant Design

    Part II: Treatment Planning

    12. Pre-Implant Prosthodontics for the Partially Edentulous Patient: (1) Overall Evaluation, (2) Specific Criteria, and (3) Pretreatment Prostheses

    13. Diagnostic Casts and Surgical Templates

    14. The Edentulous Mandible: An Organized Approach from Implant Supported Overdenture to Fixed Prosthesis

    15. The Completely Edentulous Mandible: Treatment Plans for Fixed Restorations

    16. Single Tooth Replacement: Treatment Options

    17. Maxillary Arch Implant Considerations: Fixes and Overdenture Prosthesis

    18. Treatment Planning for the Edentulous Posterior Maxilla

    19. Classifications of Edentulous Arches

    Part III: Fundamental Science

    20. Medical Evaluation of the Dental Implant Patient

    21. Pharmacologic Considerations / Oral Sedation

    22. Applied Anatomy

    23. Spread of Dental Infection – Head and Neck

    24. Biomaterials

    25. Biomechanics

    26. Bone Physiology and Metabolism

    27. Dental Implant Surfaces: A Review

    28. Tissue Engineering Bone Response to Mechanical Loads

    Part IV: Implant Surgery

    29. Density of Bone: Effect on Surgical Approach and Healing

    30. Posterior Single Tooth Replacement: Surgical Guidelines

    31. Root Form Surgery in the Edentulous Anterior and Posterior Mandible: Implant Insertion

    32. Stage II Surgery

    33. Single Tooth Replacement: Surgical Considerations

    34. Premaxilla Surgery

    35. Immediate Load/Restoration in Implant Dentistry: Rationale and Treatment

    Part V: Soft and Hard Tissue Rehabilitation

    36. Keys to Bone Grafting Materials: Socket Grafting

    37. Tooth Extraction, Socket Grafting, and Barrier Membrane Bone Regeneration

    38. Sinus Lift and Sinus Graft Surgery
    39. Intraoral Block Bone Grafts

    40. Extraoral Block Bone Grafts

    Part VI: Implant Maintenance

    41. An Implant is Not a Tooth

    42. Maintenance of Dental Implants


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