Abstract:PURPOSE:To evaluate bone healing in the extraction socket of the feline maxillary canine tooth after grafting.
METHODS:Eighteen adult cats were submitted to unilateral extraction of maxillary canine tooth and divided into three groups.In group 1 (n=6), control, the extraction socket was left empty. In group 2 (n=6), the extraction socket was filled with autogenous cancellous bone from the iliac crest and in group 3 (n=6), with bioactive glass particulate material. Cats were euthanized at four weeks postoperati… Show more
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