bioactive glass


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bioactive glass

A biologically compatible synthetic material used surgically in bone grafting and periodontal applications. It consists of varying amounts of silicates, sodium and calcium oxides, and phosphates.

bi·o·ac·tive glass

(bīō-aktiv glas)
A fused silica-containing aluminum oxide that has a surface-reactive glass film compatible with tissues; used as a surface coating in some types of dental and medical implants.
Synonym(s): bioglass.
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It is complementary and non-competitive to the company's premium cosmeceutical brand Visible Youth for women and its patented Hyoglass technology which incorporates a co-formulation of medical grade hyaluronic acid, and bioactive glass micro particles due to be launched during 2018.
com), developer of proprietary fiber-based bioactive glass products, announced today FDA 510(k) clearance and full commercial launch of FIBERGRAFT BG Matrix - Bone Graft Substitute for Postero-lateral Spinal Fusion.
Researchers seek to bridge the different scientific communities associated with bioactive glasses,focusing on the materials science perspective, and covering both traditional and emerging bioactive glass applications.
Originally launched in the United States in 2013, BioSphere Putty is a synthetic bone graft product that uses a unique form of bioactive glass in combination with a moldable phospholipid carrier.
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Scientists are finding some success in combining bioactive glass nanoparticles with chitosan to develop synthetic bone grafts.
NovaBone developed the first bioactive synthetic bone graft offered to the orthopedic community and has long been at the forefront of bioactive glass bone graft devices.
Bioactive glass contains compounds such as silicon oxide, calcium oxide and phosphorus oxide, and it looks like powdered glass.
Brennan, Evaluation of the interactions between collagen and the surface of a bioactive glass during in vitro test.
Bioglass also called a bioactive glass has an inherent osteogenic potential, thus, provide new strategies to regenerate diseased or lost bone with minimum exposure to multiple materials.
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The company recently filed US and international patent applications for the use of HA and bioactive glass to enhance and extend the anti-wrinkle effects of cosmetic treatments associated with aesthetic injectables such as botox (botulinum toxin) and cosmetic dermal fillers.