Dental Implant History 1 of 2

Dental Implant History 1 of 2

Skulls unearthed from 600 A.D. show that man attempted dental implants centuries ago. At that time, efforts were limited to placing carved shells into the anterior mandible to replace the incisors. In 1809, Dr. Maggiolo fabricated the first documented dental implant. Anecdotal reports and poor success rates were the norm for implant therapy for more…