Many implant surfaces and surface-modification techniques have been examined, and anodized surface on dental implant has been in continued clinical use and has demonstrated good stability during the healing phase. This proof has provided the basis for treatment modality of immediate function. In this chapter, the evidences based on the clinical and basic study reporting the success of osseointegrated implants regarding anodized surface will be reviewed. An understanding of the current evidence may facilitate the most appropriate utilization of this important dental resource.
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