11 terms

Dental Materials Ch 11

implant placed on top of the bone and under the periosteum
implant that penetrates entirely through the bone
implant placed into the bone
a mixture of two or more metals
bone growing into intimate contact with an implant
Implant fixture
metal cylinder placed into bone to support a crown or prosthesis
Implant abutment
metal component that connects the implant crown to the implant fixture
cover screw
component placed in the top of the implant fixture to prevent tissue from growing into the top of the fixture during healing
Healing Abutment
replaces the cover screw when the top of the implant fixture is uncovered and it allows soft tissue to adapt to it
Impression abutment
used in the implant impression to align the implant along in the same way as the fixture was in the mouth
Implant Analog
a replica of the implant fixture that is used in the laboratory fabrication of the implant crown