Immediate implant placement: positives and negatives.

  title={Immediate implant placement: positives and negatives.},
  author={Richard U Koh and Ivan Elimar Rudek and Hom-Lay Wang},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  volume={19 2},
BACKGROUND An immediate implant approach based on the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Glossary of Implant Dentistry is defined as an implant placement immediately after tooth extraction. This allows clinicians to reduce the number of surgical procedures, resulting in shorter treatment times. However, immediate implant placement may also lead to a higher implant failure rate, inability to predict future soft and hard tissue level, and difficulty in achieving implant primary… CONTINUE READING

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