alloplast

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast),
An inert material used to construct, reconstruct, or augment tissue.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

alloplast

/al·lo·plast/ (al´o-plast) an inert foreign body used for implantation into tissue.alloplas´tic

alloplast

[al′ōplast]
Etymology: Gk, allos, other, plassein, to mold
a graft made of plastic, metal, or other material foreign to the human body. alloplastic, adj.

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast)
1. A graft of an inert metal or plastic material.
2. A relatively inert foreign body used for implantation into tissues.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast)
1. A graft of an inert metal or plastic material.
2. A relatively inert foreign body used for implantation into tissues.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

alloplast (al´lōplast),

n inorganic material used as a bone substitute or an implant.
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The best materials which have been used from times immemorial include autogenous bone, bone allografts, xenografts, and alloplast such as tricalcium phosphate (TCP), resorbable and nonresorbable hydroxyapatite (HA), bovine-derived bone mineral, and bioactive glasses.
The present study attempted to assess the antibacterial activity of fluoride incorporated to HA, which is one of the most commonly used alloplast in the field of Periodontology.
A staged laryngotracheal reconstruction using alloplast (Proplast) in the canine model.
Management of unilateral condylar hyperplasia with a high condylectomy, skeletal anchorage, and a CAD/CAM alloplast.
20118, performed a pilot study using split mouth design, 10 patients were treated either with open flap debridement alone or with new composite alloplast (Hydroxyapetite, Bioglass, Calcium phosphate) implantation.
Studies have shown the beneficial effects of the use of regenerative biomaterials in augmenting the alveolus following extractions including autogenous, allogenic, xenograft, and alloplast sources [12, 13].
Reynolds; Clinical evaluation of calcium sulphate in combination with demineralised freeze Dried bone alloplast for the treatment of human intraosseous defects; J Periodontol; 75; 340-47;2004.
The author has developed a technique whereby the ENDURAGen alloplast acts as a carrier for autologous auricular cartilage.
Norian CRS Bone Cement, an injectable synthetic bone alloplast, was developed to repair wrist fractures, and latter expanded to vertebral fractures.
Synthetic alloplast Bio active glass (PERIOGLASS) mixed with medical grade calcium sulfate was placed on the ridge to augment it buccally and coronally (Figure 3).
McPherson III, Effect of a Hydroxyapatite Tricalcium Phosphate Alloplast on Osseous Repair in the Rat Calvarium, Journal of Periodontology, Vol.
In general, grafts can be categorized into autogenous, allograft, alloplast and xenograft sources.