volume 9, issue 4, P263-269 1975
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820090430
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Abstract: There are three distinct regions with which a wedge shaped dental implant is in contact; the intraoral, transitional and intraosseous portions. The environment of each of these is different and will require special consideration. This investigation compares the epithelium found associated with a natural tooth to that which is found contiguous with the transitional region of an implant. The possibility of a pseudojunctional epithelium being formed in association with a glass collar processed onto the neck of a…

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