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Glossary of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (GOMI)

A reference guide to terminology in use by the international implant community.

Definitions and descriptions of 2,000 implant-related terms

With definitions and descriptions of 2,000 implant-related terms, the Glossary of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (GOMI) represents a crucial step towards harmonizing the terminology employed worldwide by clinicians, researchers and academics who work in the field of implant dentistry.

The ITI is proud to have been involved in the development of this valuable reference book and is happy to recommend it as a standard work from which every professional in the field can benefit.

How to get a copy

The Glossary of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (ISBN: 978-3-938947-00-5) can be purchased or ordered in selected book stores or directly from the Quintessence Publishing Group.

Frequently asked questions

Is the GOMI available in languages other than English?

The ITI provides the GOMI database in English only. Print and electronic versions of the GOMI are also available in German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese and can be ordered from Quintessence Publishing, depending on availability.

Where can I obtain a copy of the GOMI book?

The print version of the GOMI is no longer available for purchase and is out of print. An electronic version of the book is still available. Visit the Quintessence Publishing website for more information and to inquire about potential future availability of the printed version.

If I disagree with definitions I find in this database, who do I report them to?

If you think that GOMI definitions are inaccurate or outdated, you can contact Quintessence Publishing via their website.

How can I suggest additional terms and definitions to be included in a future update of the GOMI?

Any feedback regarding the GOMI and potential corrections or additions should be sent directly to the publisher. You can contact Quintessence Publishing via their website.

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