Pharmacologic augmentation of implant fixation in osteopenic bone.

Abstract

Osteoporosis presents a challenge for successful implant fixation due to an impaired healing response. Preclinical studies have consistently reported reduced osseointegration capability in trabecular bone. Although clinical studies of implant success in dentistry have not found a negative effect due to osteoporosis, low bone mass is a significant risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11914-013-0182-z

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