Abstract:Identification of an appropriate biomaterial which would allow an artificial tooth implant to function in a stable manner without eliciting a toxic response is one of the major challenges facing dentistry today, and has been the subject of an increasing number of investigations in recent years.
Because of questions which still remain regarding the biocompatibility of candidate materials, extensive animal research in tooth implantation is an absolute necessity. Primates, providing dental models closely approxim…
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