Abutment: That portion of an implant above the neck utilized to provide support for a fixed, semi- fixed or removable dental prosthesis.
Surgical Jaw Relation (Subperiosteal): A registration of the vertical dimension in centric relation of the exposed superior surface of the mandibular or maxillary bone with the opposing arch to provide inter-maxillary space for d . . . View Full Definition
Permucosal Pin Implants: Endosseous dental implants, shafts of which are threaded or smooth, used in bipodial or tripodial configurations as an abutment.
Interdental Implant: Implant used between natural tooth abutments.
Freestanding Implant: An implant which can withstand functional forces without splinting to any additional abutments.
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