Healing following implantation of healthy roots, with and without periodontal ligament tissue, in the oral mucosa.

This investigation, involving 44 patients, studied the physiological interactions of human dentine and cementum with the connective tissue of the oral mucosa by means of 26 autogenous implants of root fragments without periodontal ligament, and 18 implants with periodontal ligament. The implants together with the adjacent tissues were removed between the… (More)