Does Guided Bone Regeneration Prevent Unfavorable Bone Shapes in Distraction Gap?

Demetoglu U., Alkan A., Kilic E., Ozturk M., Bilge S.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.76, no.3, pp.631-638, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: Complications related to distraction osteogenesis can cause degradation of newly regenerated bone. Additionally, an unfavorable shape of the regenerated bone at the distraction gap can reduce the quantity of regenerated bone. The aim of the present study was to report on the prevention of unfavorable shapes of regenerated bone using guided bone regeneration during distraction.