Posts Tagged ‘ dental implants’


Osseointegration derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole. The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant.


A dental implant is an elective option for tooth replacement.  It is usually recommended when a patient is in good oral and physical health.  Even though the same implant material has been used in the human body since the 1950’s, it is just now that it is becoming the preferred way or even the “standard […]