Fluid Wax Technique

Mucostatic technique helps in recording all the basal tissues in a non-compressed state. To record the impression by mucostatic technique, Zinc-Oxide Eugenol, Impression Plaster or Fluid Wax is used. To record the tissue details by fluid wax technique, firstly, the final impression has to be taken by conventional materials like Zinc Oxide Eugenol or impression […]

Peri-Implantitis and Implant Failure

Peri-implantitis is a condition of inflammation of tissues around the implant. If it is not treated, it will lead to implant failure. The most important criterion for osseointegration of implant is primary stability. Micro movement of approximately 20 micron are known to prevent osseointegration of implant and may lead to fibrous union.

Basic terminology in implant dentistry

Osseointegration A direct structural and functional connection between ordered, living bone and the surface of a load-carrying implant 1. Endosseous dental implant A device inserted into the jaw bone (endosseous) to support a dental prosthesis. It is the ‘tooth root’ analogue and is often referred to as a ‘fixture’ 2. Implant abutment The component which […]