Guided tissue regeneration using a biodegradable barrier membrane for new attachment: a clinical, histologic, and histometric study in dogs.


Although nonbiodegradable barrier membranes have proven partially successful in achieving regeneration of lost periodontium through the principles of guided tissue regeneration, their use requires a second surgical procedure for their removal. The results of a study, in which a biodegradable collagen membrane was used to treat dehiscence defects in dogs… (More)