Augmentation of exposed implant threads with autogenous bone chips: prospective clinical study.

@article{Widmark2000AugmentationOE,
  title={Augmentation of exposed implant threads with autogenous bone chips: prospective clinical study.},
  author={G{\"o}ran Widmark and C J Ivanoff},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={178-83}
}
BACKGROUND Autogenous bone chips can be harvested during drilling of implant sites and may be used as a graft material for bone augmentation and coverage of exposed implant threads. PURPOSE The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the possibility of augmenting exposed implant threads with autogenous bone chips. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one consecutive patients treated with screw-shaped oral implants with exposed threads due to buccal fenestration or marginal defects were… CONTINUE READING

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