A 4-year controlled clinical study into the use of a ceramic hydroxylapatite implant material for the treatment of periodontal bone defects.

@article{Galgut1992A4C,
  title={A 4-year controlled clinical study into the use of a ceramic hydroxylapatite implant material for the treatment of periodontal bone defects.},
  author={Peter N. Galgut and I M Waite and J D Brookshaw and Canada Kingston},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={570-7}
}
10 patients with chronic adult periodontitis who had greater than 1 tooth with infra-bony pockets were treated at the test defects by periodontal flap procedures with implantation of hydroxylapatite particles; the control defects were treated by the same surgical procedures but without the implant. A total of 58 test defects and 59 control defects were treated. Each defect had measurements carried out at given sites on the involved tooth surfaces, the sites being considered for subsequent… CONTINUE READING

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