Osseointegration of plateau root form implants: Unique healing pathway leading to haversian- like long-term morphology

Paulo G. Coelho, Marcelo Suzuki, Charles Marin, Rodrigo Granato, Luis F. Gil, Nick Tovar, Ryo Jimbo, Rodrigo Neiva, Estevam A. Bonfante

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Abstract

Endosteal dental implants have been utilized as anchors for dental and orthopedic rehabilitations for decades with one of the highest treatment success rates in medicine. Such success is due to the phenomenon of osseointegration where after the implant surgical placement, bone healing results into an intimate contact between bone and implant surface. While osseointegration is an established phenomenon, the route which osseointegration occurs around endosteal implants is related to various implant design factors including surgical instrumentation and implant macro, micro, and nanometer scale geometry. In an implant system where void spaces (healing chambers) are present between the implant and bone immediately after placement, its inherent bone healing pathway results in unique opportunities to accelerate the osseointegration phenomenon at the short-term and its maintenance on the long-term through a haversian-like bone morphology and mechanical properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Pages111-128
Number of pages18
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Publication series

NameAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Volume881
ISSN (Print)0065-2598
ISSN (Electronic)2214-8019

Keywords

  • Bone healing
  • Bone regeneration
  • Implants
  • Osseointegration
  • Plateau root form
  • Tissue engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Coelho, P. G., Suzuki, M., Marin, C., Granato, R., Gil, L. F., Tovar, N., Jimbo, R., Neiva, R., & Bonfante, E. A. (2015). Osseointegration of plateau root form implants: Unique healing pathway leading to haversian- like long-term morphology. In Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (pp. 111-128). (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Vol. 881). Springer New York LLC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22345-2_7