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Immobilization, tooth

Any procedure that renders a tooth fixed or nonmobile. In periodontics, it refers to splinting of teeth.

Immediate restoration

Replacement dental prosthesis placed immediately following the removal of a natural tooth or teeth.

Immediate provisionalization

Fabrication and seating of provisional restoration at the time of implant placement. The provisional restoration may or may not be…

Immediate occlusal loading

A clinical protocol for the placement and application of force on dental implants, with a fixed or removable restoration in…

Immediate loading

Application of functional or nonfunctional load to an implant at the time of surgical placement or shortly thereafter, i.e., generally…

Immediate implant placement

Implant placement immediately following extraction of a tooth. This procedure must be combined in most patients with a bone grafting…

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