Development and Applications of Porous Tantalum Trabecular Metal-Enhanced Titanium Dental Implants

@article{Bencharit2014DevelopmentAA,
  title={Development and Applications of Porous Tantalum Trabecular Metal-Enhanced Titanium Dental Implants},
  author={Sompop Bencharit and Warren C. Byrd and Sandra K Altarawneh and Bashir Hosseini and Austin Leong and Glenn J Reside and Thiago Morelli and Steven Offenbacher},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={817-26}
}
BACKGROUND Porous tantalum trabecular metal has recently been incorporated in titanium dental implants as a new form of implant surface enhancement. However, there is little information on the applications of this material in implant dentistry. PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to summarize the contemporary concept on the applications of porous tantalum trabecular metal in implant dentistry. MATERIALS AND METHODS We therefore review the current literature on the basic science and… CONTINUE READING

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