Osseointegration of fiber-reinforced composite implants: Histological and ultrastructural observations

Ballo A. M., Cekic-Nagas I., ERGÜN G., Lassila L., Palmquist A., Borchardt P., ...More

DENTAL MATERIALS, vol.30, no.12, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.dental.2014.08.361
  • Journal Name: DENTAL MATERIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Fiber-reinforced composite, Implant, In vivo experiment, Osseointegration, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, FLEXURAL PROPERTIES, BONE, SURFACES, RECONSTRUCTION, DEFECTS, REPAIR
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives. The aim of this study was to evaluate the bone tissue response to fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) in comparison with titanium (Ti) implants after 12 weeks of implantation in cancellous bone using histomorphometric and ultrastructural analysis.