Factors influencing periodontal repair and regeneration.

  title={Factors influencing periodontal repair and regeneration.},
  author={Alan M Polson and Jack G. Caton},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={53 10},
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate independently the regeneration capacity of a reduced periodontium, and the potential for new connective tissue attachment to a periodontally exposed root surface. A reduced periodontium was produced around a maxillary central incisor in two Rhesus monkeys using orthodontic elastics. The regeneration capacity of this reduced peridontium was investigated by extracting the periodontally involved tooth and transplanting into the socket the… CONTINUE READING


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