Since the early 1980s, oral implants have provided a new dimension to all fields of dentistry. Reliable procedures have developed rapidly and joined an important place in treatment planning.
periodontics, the usual, despairingly conservative treatment is moderated by a rational implant option. In prosthodontics, aesthetic and functional restorations have certainly benefited from implant therapy. In orthodontics, an implant abutment may be used to facilitate tooth movement in some situations. Successful implant treatment relies on a knowledge of anatomy, an understanding of tissue physiology, skillful surgical technique and a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the implant system being used. The objective of this review is to enlighten the reader about the types of processed implant surfaces and as to which of these surfaces would influence a better treatment outcome
Faisal Moeen ,Faisal Moeen ,Mohammad Fahim Ibrahim ,
Surface topography of titanium implants: which ones influence a better treatment outcome?,
J. Pak. Dent. Assoc. 2004;
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