The phase of prosthodontics concerning the replacement of missing teeth and/or associated structures by restorations that are attached to dental implants.
a prosthetic device of alloplastic material(s) implanted into the oral tissues beneath the mucosal and/or periosteal layer, and on/or within the bone to provide retention and support for a fixed or removable prosthesis; a substance that is placed into and/or upon the jaw bone to support a fixed or removable prosthesis.
any prosthesis (fixed, removable or maxillofacial) that utilizes dental implants in part or whole for retention, support, and stability.
the phase of implant dentistry concerning the selection, planning, and placement of the implant body and abutment guide table, as viewed in the sagittal plane.
a crown or fixed partial denture is not an implantable device. The prosthesis receives support and stability from the dental implant.
a denture is not an implantable device. The prosthesis (fixed partial denture, removable partial denture, complete denture) may be supported and retained in par