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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Procedure for Implants

06/22/2006

Question:

In a question dated 1/5/2001, the expert referred to "low speeds and cool temperatures in placing contemporary dental implants" as a concern for the patient. Could you explain what is meant by this statement? Thanks

Answer:

Precautions are routinely taken to prevent overheating the tissues where implants are placed.  This optimizes the health of the bone and promotes better healing and long-term success.

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Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University