Getúlio Rocha Nogueira Filho

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BACKGROUND This study evaluated whether alendronate (ALD) influences bone healing around titanium implants inserted in ovariectomized rats and whether it provides a residual effect after its withdrawal. METHODS Bilateral ovariectomies were performed in 87 Wistar rats and one screw-shaped titanium implant was placed in the tibiae. The animals were divided(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether biomarkers of inflammation and periodontal remodeling are differentially expressed in the gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of patients wearing different types of orthodontic retainers. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-one adult subjects (17 men and 14 women with an age range of 20 to 35 years) were allocated to three different(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of the administration and withdrawal of cyclosporin A/nifedipine on the bone density in a lateral area adjacent to implants placed in rabbits. Two screw-type titanium implants were placed bilaterally in twenty-eight New Zealand rabbits. The animals were assigned to one of the following groups and received(More)
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