Defect healing with various bone substitutes.

  title={Defect healing with various bone substitutes.},
  author={Ian Yip and Li Ma and Nikos Mattheos and M. Le Dard and Niklaus P Lang},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  volume={26 5},
OBJECTIVE Biphasic calcium phosphates (BCPs), mixture of hydroxyapatite (HA) and β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) are synthetic bone substitutes, which are increasingly used in adjunctive implant and periodontal surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate and amount of bone regeneration in defects filled with three different BCPs in relation to deproteinized bovine bone mineral (DBBM). METHOD Ten New Zealand rabbits were used in the experiment. Four defects of 6 mm in diameter were… CONTINUE READING


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