The direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant, typically made of titanium.

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  • Osseointegration — derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole. The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load bearing artificial implant. Osseointegration has… …   Wikipedia

  • Osseointegration — ist ein Begriff aus der implantologischen Kieferchirurgie. Man versteht darunter einen im lichtmikroskopischen Bereich sichtbaren direkten funktionellen und strukturellen Verbund zwischen dem organisierten, lebenden Knochengewebe und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • osseointegration — os·seo·in·te·gra·tion .äs ē ō .int ə grā shən n the firm anchoring of a surgical implant (as in dentistry or in bone surgery) by the growth of bone around it without fibrous tissue formation at the interface os·seo·in·te·grat·ed int ə .grāt əd… …   Medical dictionary

  • osseointegration — n. the process by which certain materials, such as titanium, may be introduced into living bone without producing a foreign body reaction. This allows a very tight and strong joint between the two structures. Osseointegration is used, for example …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • osseointegration — n. technique for placing implants into bones in which bony tissue is formed around the implant and anchors it in place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • European Association for Osseointegration — The European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) is a non profit organisation founded in Munich in 1991 to serve as an international, interdisciplinary and independent science based forum for all professionals interested in the art and science …   Wikipedia

  • Osseointegrated implant (dental) — Osseointegration of Dental Implants refers to the process of bone growing right up to the implant surface. No soft tissue connects the bone to the surface of the implant. No scar tissue, cartilage or ligament fibers are present between the bone… …   Wikipedia

  • Dental implant — Intervention A Straumann brand root form endosseous dental implant placed in the site of the maxillary left permanent first molar with bone graft used to elevate the sinus floor …   Wikipedia

  • Osseoincorporation — refers to the healing potential of bone onto an implant surface and into an implant structure. Three dimensional, porous implantable materials utilized in the orthopedic and dental implant industries offer the potential for ingrowth as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid — A Bone Anchored Hearing Aid is a type of hearing aid based on bone conduction. It is primarily suited to people who have conductive hearing losses, unilateral hearing loss and people with mixed hearing losses who cannot otherwise wear in the ear… …   Wikipedia

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