Placement of a porous membrane underneath the mucoperiosteal flap and its effect on periodontal wound healing in dogs.

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This study was designed to investigate the healing of surgically induced, horizontal periodontal defects in dogs following placement of a biocompatible, porous polytetrafluorethylene membrane around the roots of the treated teeth and to compare the healing to that of control teeth without membrane. Mandibular premolar teeth of 5 beagle dogs were used for… (More)

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@article{Claffey1989PlacementOA, title={Placement of a porous membrane underneath the mucoperiosteal flap and its effect on periodontal wound healing in dogs.}, author={Noel M Claffey and Sarah Motsinger and Jeanne Ambruster and Jan H Egelberg}, journal={Journal of clinical periodontology}, year={1989}, volume={16 1}, pages={12-6} }