Setting the Record Straight about Dental Implants
By now, many people have heard of dental implants, but they may not understand exactly what they are or how they work.
Recently, a group of researchers surveyed patients at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry to get an idea of how much the patients knew about implants. The goal was to gauge public awareness and knowledge about dental implants.
What the Study Showed
Two groups of patients were studied, and the results were published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The first group of patients were at the clinic seeking implant treatment; the second was there for general dental treatment.
As you might guess, the patients who were preparing ...