Dental implants have become one of the most popular and rapidly growing techniques for replacing missing teeth. While their predictability, functionality, and durability make them an attractive option for patients and clinicians alike, complications can arise at any stage from patient assessment to maintenance therapy.
Dental Implant Complications: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment is the first comprehensive reference of its kind designed to provide clinicians of all skill levels with practical instruction grounded in evidence-based research. Featuring cases from a variety of dental specialties, the book covers the most commonly occurring implant complications as well as the unique. Dental Implant Complications is organized sequentially, guiding the reader through complications associated with the diagnosis, treatment planning, placement, restoration, and maintenance of implants at any stage. Complications associated with various bone augmentation and sinus lift procedures are also discussed in detail with emphasis on their etiology and prevention.
Each chapter utilizes a highly-illustrated and user-friendly format to showcase key pedagogical features, including a list of “take home tips” summarizing the fundamental points of each chapter. In addition to its clinical thrust, the book presents current industry standards in implant dentistry and the Medico-Legal issues surrounding them, giving the reader the necessary context for the information at hand. The book concludes with a series of cases by experts in the field, highlighting more complex complications and multi-faceted treatment measures.
Dental Implant Complications brings together contributions from leading experts in the field under the superior editorship of Dr. Stuart Froum. With its pragmatic approach to preventing and managing implant complications, this expertly-crafted text serves as an indispensible clinical reference and guide for all dentists placing or restoring implants.