• Abstract: As knowledge about dental implant treatment increases, there is a compelling need to add new words and phrases to the dental glossary to  support easier and more precise communication, and to open new frontiers for dental research. The intent of this publication is to define new terminology that exposes the root causes of prosthesis installation related treatment complications, and to show how their negative effects can be mitigated. Existing Terms are discussed to provide context for New Concepts and Terminology: Standard of Care and New Standard of Care; Optimized Fit of connecting implant parts; Government Regulated Fit of implant parts...

Citation: Svoboda ELA. New Dental Implant Terminology for Exposing and Mitigating the Root Causes of Installation Related Treatment Complications. Spectrum Implants 2021;Vol.12, No.2: 28-43