Surgical retrieval and histologic evaluation of an endosteal implant: a case report with clinical, radiographic and microscopic observations.

Abstract

An uncommon opportunity to study an endosteal implant after four months of normal healing is presented. After placement of titanium plasma-spray-coated, apical-vent implants in the mandibular molar area, a 55-year-old female reported discomfort around one implant. This implant was removed, despite normal healing, because of continued symptomatology… (More)

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@article{Gross1989SurgicalRA, title={Surgical retrieval and histologic evaluation of an endosteal implant: a case report with clinical, radiographic and microscopic observations.}, author={Harry N. Gross and Ralph E. Holmes}, journal={The Journal of oral implantology}, year={1989}, volume={15 2}, pages={104-13} }