Economic Periodontal and Implant Dentistry

Economic Periodontal and Implant Dentistry

Economic Periodontal and Implant Dentistry presents a comprehensive approach to periodontal and implant dentistry. It combines basic standard knowledge with updated information about the latest ...
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Implants from the Patient’s Perspective

Pp. 462-477 (16)

Rainer Buchmann


The patient's personal responsibility for oral health is increasingly determined by offers from media, industry, healthcare providers and health insurance plans. Full cost coverage, high-tech promises and loans present a portfolio of opportunities for patients “tired” about teeth. Patient expectations of dental implants include the values comfort, appearance, function, hygiene and health. The decision for implant placement is determined by patient’s dental awareness and well-being with their natural teeth. If implant surgery is safe, free of complications, and the implantprosthetic restoration appears naturally, many customers are satisfied over the long term.


Augmentation, Body health, Copayment, Front-canine alignment, Gingival lining, Health insurance, Implant survival, Information, Life quality, Local bone, Metabolism, Minimal surgery, Molar support, Motion, Natural dentition, Patient satisfaction, Preservation, Profitability, Rehabilitation, Zirconium dioxide.


Division of Periodontology, Medical Faculty, University of Düsseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, Düsseldorf, NRW 40225, Germany.