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Volume 5 , Issue 1
Spring 1990

Pages 9-14


Bone Regeneration Adjacent to Titanium Dental Implants Using Guided Tissue Regeneration: A Report of Two Cases

Sture Nyman, DDS, Odont Dr/Niklaus P. Lang, DMD, MS*/Daniel Buser, DMD/Urs Brägger, DMD


PMID: 2391139

The biologic principle of guided tissue regeneration was applied to regenerate alveolar bone in conjunction with the placement of titanium dental implants. In one case, complete osseointegration of an implant was achieved by the placement of a Teflon membrane over an implant that had been inserted into an alveolus immediately following tooth extraction. In a second case, the same biologic principle was used to increase the volume (height and width) of a resorbed, edentulous alveolar ridge to provide adequate bone dimensions for implant installation. In both cases, the membranes appear to have prevented the repopulation of the wound area by cells other than those derived from surrounding bone tissue. These two different applications of the principle of guided tissue regeneration open new avenues for reconstructive osseous surgery. (INT J Oral MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 1990;5:9-14.)

Key words: bone regeneration, guided tissue regeneration, osteogenesis, subtraction radiography, titanium implant, wound healing


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