The use of implants in the reconstruction of oral cancer patients.

R. E. Marx, M. J. Morales

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Abstract

The spectrum of osseointegrated implant applications in cancer patients is quite varied today. In the future, it will be even wider and more varied, limited only by the ingenuity of practitioners, skills of reconstructive surgeons, biology of the reconstruction, and cost restraint efforts. Today's practitioners are challenged to preserve and enhance the benefits of osseointegrated implants in some of the patients who need them most, the cancer patient. It is done by improving one's own skills by research and by education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-202
Number of pages26
JournalDental clinics of North America
Volume42
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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