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The International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery
(Published from 1986-2002)

Edited by Robert L. Vanarsdall, DDS and Raymond P. White, Jr, DDS, PhD

Continued by World Journal of Orthodontics.

ISSN 0742-1931

The International Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery
Volume 17, Issue 2


Bone induction in clinical orthodontics: A review

Ricky W. K.Wong, BDS,MOrth,MOrthRCS(Ed), E. Urban O. Hägg, DDS,OdontDr, A. Bakr M. Rabie, BDS, MS,CertOrth, PhD, David W. C. Lau, BDS, LDSRCS,MScD, DOrthRCS

The major limitations of autogenous grafting are inadequate supply and surgical morbidity, including donor site pain, paresthesia, and infection. Graft resorption can also pose a severe problem. Bone induction is therefore needed to assist in fracture healing and to fill osseous defects. This article reviewed the current development of bone induction in relation to clinical orthodontics. (Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 2002;17:140–149)

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