Observation of the Internal Structure of the Zygomatic Bone by Micro-Computed Tomography

@article{Kato2004ObservationOT,
  title={Observation of the Internal Structure of the Zygomatic Bone by Micro-Computed Tomography},
  author={Y. Kato and Yasuhiro Kizuo and M. Tonogi and Y. Ide and G. Yamane},
  journal={Journal of Oral Biosciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={46},
  pages={523-529}
}
Abstract The purpose of this study was to use micro-computed tomography to investigate the internal structure of the zygomatic bone, and to evaluate the effects of biting force on the zygomatic bone by comparing the internal structure of this bone between dentulous and edentulous maxillae. In this study, 20 zygomatic bones of dentulous maxillae and 28 zygomatic bones of edentulous maxillae were used (mean age: dentulous maxillae, 72.6 years; edentulous maxillae, 79.6 years). Specimens were… Expand
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