Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002436
Title: Current bone substitutes for implant dentistry
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Review Article
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    Implant dentistry is becoming popular in today’s world. Dental implants are being preferred over other permanent prosthesis. Moreover, the ideal criteria for implant placement are adequate bone thickness. For individuals without sufficient bone placement, bone autografts are performed. However, like any other treatment, autografts have their own limitations such as insufficient amount of donor tissue, etc. Hence, the search for bone substitutes for dental implants becomes necessary in such cases. For a successful dental implant placement, adequate bone thickness is required. For those with insufficient bone thickness, where other options like bone autografts cannot be performed, implant placement in such cases becomes quite challenging. Therefore, this review focuses on the current bone substitutes in implant dentistry.

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    S. Sangeetha, Ashish R. Jain*

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    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish R. Jain, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha University, Poonamalle High Road, Chennai - 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    S. Sangeetha, Ashish R. Jain*

    Title:Current bone substitutes for implant dentistry
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (August)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (1583-1589)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology:Autograft, Bone, Dental, Implant, Prosthesis.
    Research Materials:Implant dentistry

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Autograft Bone Dental Implant Prosthesis.

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