Abstract:This report is concerned with the two tissue types (oral epithelium and fibrous connective tissue) which surround oral implants and the possible adhesion of cells of these tissues to the implant surface. A review of the literature reveals that there is disagreement as to which of these two tissue types encase the deeper portions of Vitallium implants. Using techniques developed for studying the dental epithelial attachment, the following observations are submitted.
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