In vivo evaluation of immediately loaded stainless steel and titanium orthodontic screws in a growing bone.

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Kerstin Gritsch; Norbert Laroche; Jeanne-Marie Bonnet; Patrick Exbrayat; Laurent Morgon; Muriel Rabilloud; Brigitte Grosgogeat;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3790705, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076223
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
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The present work intends to evaluate the use of immediate loaded orthodontic screws in a growing model, and to study the specific bone response. Thirty-two screws (half of stainless steel and half of titanium) were inserted in the alveolar bone of 8 growing pigs. The de... View more
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