Dental Implant Complications Etiology, Prevention and Treatment


Stuart J. Froum, DDS, PC, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, Clinical Professor and Director of Clinical Research, Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry

Book Description

Publication Date: July 6, 2010 | ISBN-10: 0813808413 | ISBN-13: 978-0813808413 | Edition: 1

Dental implants have become one of the most popular and rapidly growing techniques for replacing missing teeth. While their predictability, functionality, and durability make them an attractive option for patients and clinicians alike, complications can arise at any stage from patient assessment to maintenance therapy. Dental Implant Complications: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment is the first comprehensive reference of its kind designed to provide clinicians of all skill levels with practical instruction grounded in evidence-based research. Featuring cases from a variety of dental specialties, the book covers the most commonly occurring implant complications as well as the unique.Dental Implant Complications is organized sequentially, guiding the reader through complications associated with the diagnosis, treatment planning, placement, restoration, and maintenance of implants at any stage. Complications associated with various bone augmentation and sinus lift procedures are also discussed in detail with emphasis on their etiology and prevention. Each chapter utilizes a highly illustrated and user-friendly format to showcase key pedagogical features, including a list of “take home tips” summarizing the fundamental points of each chapter.  Continuing education for this book is provided at

Dental Implant Complications brings together contributions from leading experts in the field under the superior editorship of Dr. Stuart Froum. With its pragmatic approach to preventing and managing implant complications, this expertly crafted text serves as an indispensible clinical reference and guide for all dentists placing or restoring implants.

Editorial Reviews


“This comprehensive reference textbook would appeal to both inexperienced and senior clinicians, involved in implant dentistry. It provides 494 pages of lucid text embellished with high quality images. In relation to dental implant complications and their management, it is the first of its kind and it is excellent value for money.” (British Dental Journal, November 2010)

“In essence, this textbook is not only a worthwhile read but also an essential addition and a very welcome addition to the literature of implant dentistry. Dr. Froum has undertaken, compiled, edited, and co-authored a book for which he deserves our collective ‘thank you”. (Book Reviews, November 2010).

“In essence, this text book is not only a worthwhile read but also an essential addition and a very welcome addition to the to the literature of implant dentistry.” (Dentistry Line, October 2010)

“This reference for clinicians at all skill levels presents detailed cases from a variety of dental specialties, covering common and less common dental implant complications.” (Book News, September 2010)

“The editor of this monumental text, which is sure to become a classic, is also a major contributor along with 49 other clinicians and researchers…As the saying goes, ‘no stone is left unturned,’ be it a surgical ‘stone’ or a prosthetic/restorative ‘stone’…In essence, this textbook is not only a worthwhile read but also an essential addition and a very welcome addition to the literature of implant dentistry.” (Morton L. Perel, Implant Dentistry, October 2010)

Customer Reviews

Dental Implant Complications, January 19, 2011

Helps in the development of understanding of the complexities of everyday implant dentistry. Great resource book. Well organized. Great contributing authors. A must have for the surgical implant dentist.

Dental Implant Complications, June 18, 2011

This is an excellent text for those serious about using root form dental implants, bone grafting and CBCT. There are times that issues do occur in the practice of implant dentistry. This book will help the doctor manage and perhaps prevent the complications associated with dental implant treatment.

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