Coating a bone graft with an inorganic compound found in bones and teeth may significantly increase the likelihood of a successful implant, new research shows.
“We created a method for resurfacing bone that had been processed, and resurfacing that bone so that it is now nearly as osteogenic as unprocessed bone—meaning it works nearly as well as bone that hadn’t been processed at all,” says Penn State Professor Henry J. Donahue.
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