alloplast

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast),
An inert material used to construct, reconstruct, or augment tissue.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Hussain, "Volumetric analysis of intrabony defects in aggressive periodontitis patients following use of a novel composite alloplast: A pilot study," Quintessence International, vol.
Different materials are used in sinus lifting, such as autogenous bone grafts [5-7], allografts [8, 9], alloplast [8-11], and xenografts [8, 12, 13].
These materials are broadly divided into autograft, allograft, xenograft, and alloplast (Table 2), which act as a mineral reservoir to assist new bone formation [23, 24].
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.
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.
Generally implant placement in a healed socket has got a higher degree of predictability and stabilization soft tissue contour 8.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].
Medpor is a good alloplast for the chin, malar area, nasal reconstruction, ear reconstruction, orbital reconstruction, and the correction of mandibular contour deformities and so forth, all craniomaxillary reconstruction as discussed by elsewhere [5, 6].
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.