Key Features

  • A practical yet comprehensive approach covers all aspects of implant dentistry from patient history to post-operative care, with minimal use of jargon, in an easy-to-read format.
  • Outstanding photos help you visualize and understand patient outcomes.
  • An appendix on post-operative instructions includes a unique section on delicious yet recovery-specific recipes.

Table of Contents

1. The Historical Development of Dental Implants

2. Basic Armamentarium for Implant Surgery

3. Patient Medical History for Dental Implant Surgery

4. Anatomic Considerations in Oral Implantology

5. Sterilization, Disinfection and Asepsis in Implantology

6. Radiographic Modalities for Implant Dentistry

7. Implant Surgical Templates

8. Generalized Surgical Technique for Endosseous Root-Form Implants

9. Wound Healing and Suturing Techniques in Dental Implant Surgery

10. Pharmacological Agents Used in Implant Dentistry

11 Anterior Single-Tooth Implants

12. Implant Exposure Techniques at Second Stage Surgery

13. Impression Materials for Dental Implants

14. Principles of Occlusion in Implant Dentistry

15. Immediate Loading of Implants in the Edentulous Patient

16. Bone Biology, Osseointegration, and Bone Grafting

17. Considerations for Implants in the Geriatric Patient

18. Peri-implantitis, Hygienic Maintenance, and Management of Compromised Implants

19. Guidelines for Handling Complications Associated with Implant Procedures



Appendix A: Insurance Codes for Dental Implant Surgery and Related Procedures

Appendix B: Consent forms for Implant Surgery

Appendix C: Surgical Tray Set-ups

Appendix D: Post Operative Instructions/Foods to Eat After Surgery


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About the author

Arun Garg

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Former Professor of Surgery, Division of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL