Presents much-awaited information on how to treat the more difficult surgical patient. The book is geared toward practicing surgeons who have prior experience in treating straightforward implant cases and helps guide them through more demanding clinical situations. The clinical section of the book addresses a range of problems that often occur in practice and can tax the ingenuity of the surgeon. Such problems include severe bony atrophy; bone grafting; partially edentulous patients; and patients who have undergone ablative surgery. Special situations and prosthodontic aspects including single tooth replacement are also featured. Advanced, newer, and even experimental techniques are discussed (but not necessarily endorsed for general use) in the interest of helping readers to become as informed as possible on this dynamic specialty of dentistry.