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Volume 33 , Issue 2
March/April 2013

Pages 223228

Comparison of the Effectiveness of Two Different Bone Substitute Materials for Socket Preservation After Tooth Extraction: A Controlled Clinical Study

Behnam Shakibaie-M, DDS, MSc

PMID: 23484178
DOI: 10.11607/prd.0734

The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two bone substitute materials for socket preservation after tooth extraction. Extraction sockets in 10 patients were filled with either inorganic bovine bone material (Bio-Oss) or with synthetic material consisting of hydroxyapatite and silicon dioxide (NanoBone). Extraction sockets without filling served as the control. The results demonstrate the effectiveness of the presented protocol for socket preservation and that the choice of a suitable bone substitute material is crucial. The dimensions of the alveolar ridge were significantly better preserved with Bio-Oss than with NanoBone or without treatment. Bio-Oss treatment resulted in better bone quality and quantity for successful implant placement. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2013;33:223228. doi: 10.11607/prd.0734)

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