Effect of estrogen deficiency on implant osseointegration in dogs.

PURPOSE This study investigated the effect of the absence of estrogen on the process of implant osseointegration in the jaws of beagle dogs. MATERIALS AND METHODS Of eight beagle dogs, four underwent bilateral ovariectomy (OVX), and the other four constituted a control group. Twelve weeks postsurgery, XiVE implants (Dentsply) were placed in the second… (More)