Biomaterial aspects of calcium phosphates. Properties and applications.

  title={Biomaterial aspects of calcium phosphates. Properties and applications.},
  author={Michael P Jarcho},
  journal={Dental clinics of North America},
  volume={30 1},
Biomaterials composed of calcium phosphate ceramics are receiving increasing attention as potential bone graft substitutes. These substances have proved to be the most biocompatible hard-tissue implant materials discovered. The mechanical and biologic properties of the calcium phosphates, as well as their present and future applications, are discussed. 

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