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“It is very clear that the situation at the dentist is reminiscent of abuse previously experienced. It is the same defenselessness and powerlessness that arises in situations of abuse,” Wolf said.
A complete understanding of the 3-D anatomic presentation is essential for preliminary diagnosis, treatment planning, and execution of partial extraction therapy.
In some instances, an integrated dental implant will need to be removed and replaced. This can be the result of poor positioning, inadequate integration, periodontal issues, or functional forces.