Bone resorption and complications in alveolar distraction osteogenesis

@article{Ettl2009BoneRA,
  title={Bone resorption and complications in alveolar distraction osteogenesis},
  author={Tobias Ettl and Till Gerlach and Thomas Sch{\"u}sselbauer and Martin Gosau and Torsten Eugen Reichert and Oliver Driemel},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={481-489}
}
Distraction osteogenesis presents an alternative procedure for augmentation of atrophic alveolar bone prior to inserting dental implants. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate complications of this method with specific focus on bone resorption during the consolidation period and the follow-up period after dental implant insertion into… CONTINUE READING