Dental Implant Site Preparation–A Review
C. J. Venkatakrishnan1, S. Bhuminathan2 and Chitraa. R. Chandran3

1Bharath University, Department of Prosthodontics, Tagore Dental College, Melakkottaiyur Post, Rathinamangalam, Tamil Nadu 600127, India.

2Department of Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College, Velachery Main Road, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100, India.

3Department of Periodontics, Tagore Dental College, Melakkottaiyur Post, Rathinamangalam, Tamil Nadu 600127, India.

Corresponding Author E-mail: venkatmds9@gmail.com

Abstract: In the current scenario for dental practice we face patients who are much more aware of dental implants and its benefits.  Restoring patient’s teeth with implants improves the quality of life of the individual and helps him lead a healthy life. Patient selection and implant site preparation is as important as other factors that determine the success or failure of dental implants.

Keywords: Dental implants; site preparation; bone augmentation; osseointegration; implant stability

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