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Implants (osseointegration)

The insertion of titanium posts into the jaw bone onto which crowns are fixed. The discovery that Titanium could be implanted into bone was made in Sweden by Professor Branemark in the 1970s. Given the right clinical conditions he found that cylinders of titanium could be implanted into human bone and after a few months they become inseparable.

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