Acta Med. 2003, 46: 205-212

Two Ways of Immediate Rehabilitation of Edentulous Mandible with Dental Implants and Prostheses – Critical View on Brånemark System® Novum

Jiří Krug, Radek Mounajjed

D.C.M., private dental office, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Received April 1, 2003
Accepted September 1, 2003


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