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Direct laser metal sintering as a new approach to fabrication of an isoelastic functionally graded material for manufacture of porous titanium dental implants.
OBJECTIVES This work focuses on a titanium alloy implants incorporating a gradient of porosity, from the inner core to the outer surface, obtained by laser sintering of metal powder. SurfaceExpand
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Bacterial adhesion on commercially pure titanium and zirconium oxide disks: an in vivo human study.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the mechanisms of bacterial interaction with implant materials in the oral cavity. A correlation between plaque accumulation and progressive bone loss around implantsExpand
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Expression of proliferating cell nuclear antigen in ameloblastomas and odontogenic cysts.
The identification of the proliferative activity in tumours may be useful to predict the biological behaviour of different lesions. Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) has been used for theExpand
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The effect of material characteristics, of surface topography and of implant components and connections on soft tissue integration: a literature review.
To be functionally useful, oral implants have to pierce the gingiva or oral mucosa and enter the oral cavity, thus establishing a transmucosal connection between the external environment and theExpand
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Immediate versus one-stage restoration of small-diameter implants for a single missing maxillary lateral incisor: a 3-year randomized clinical trial.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare the bone loss pattern and soft tissue healing of immediately versus one-stage loaded 3.0-mm-diameter implants in cases involving a single missingExpand
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Influence of interimplant distances and placement depth on peri-implant bone remodeling of adjacent and immediately loaded Morse cone connection implants: a histomorphometric study in dogs.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to histomorphometrically evaluate the influence of interimplant distances (ID) and implant placement depth on bone remodeling around contiguous Morse coneExpand
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Ridge preservation following tooth extraction using a polylactide and polyglycolide sponge as space filler: a clinical and histological study in humans.
BACKGROUND The placement of different graft materials and/or the use of occlusive membranes to cover the extraction socket entrance are techniques aimed at preserving/reducing alveolar ridgeExpand
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Bone response to zirconia ceramic implants: an experimental study in rabbits.
This study analyzes the bone response to zirconia ceramic implants inserted in New Zealand white mature male rabbits. The implants were inserted into the tibia, and each rabbit received 4 implants.Expand
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Maxillary Sinus Augmentation With Different Biomaterials: A Comparative Histologic and Histomorphometric Study in Man
Objective:Rehabilitation of the edentulous posterior maxilla with dental implants can be difficult because of insufficient bone volume caused by pneumatization of the maxillary sinus and crestal boneExpand
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Solid aneurysmal bone cyst of the mandible.
Aneurysmal bone cyst is a rare, rapidly expanding, locally destructive, and often misdiagnosed lesion. It accounts for about 1-2% of primary biopsied bone tumours. About 60-70 cases have beenExpand
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