synthetic bone grafting material

synthetic bone grafting material

A synthetically derived device (e.g., hydroxylapatite or calcium sulphate) which is intended to fill, augment or reconstruct periodontal and or bony defects of the upper or lower jaw or bones.
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Sometimes we add synthetic bone grafting material to the socket when we remove the lower canines.
Preliminary results suggested that adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs)- used along with a synthetic bone grafting material - are a useful material to fill large skull defects.
This approach was selected in order to minimize patient morbidity, surgical time, and cost, but mostly in an attempt not to displace the mucogingival junction and to allow for the spontaneous formation of new soft tissue over the postextraction grafted site, as described in similar studies using self-hardening synthetic bone grafting materials [11, 28].
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