Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration
AbstractThe regeneration and integration of multiple tissue types is critical for efforts to restore the function of musculoskeletal complex. In particular, the neogenesis of periodontal constructs for systematic tooth-supporting functions is a current challenge due to micron-scaled tissue compartmentalization, oblique/perpendicular orientations of fibrous connective tissues to the tooth root surface and the orchestration of multiple regenerated tissues. Although there have been various biological and biochemical achievements, periodontal tissue regeneration remains limited and unpredictable. The purpose of this paper is to discuss current advanced engineering approaches for periodontal complex formations; computer-designed, customized scaffolding architectures; cell sheet technology-based multi-phasic approaches; and patient-specific constructs using bioresorbable polymeric material and 3-D printing technology for clinical application. The review covers various advanced technologies for periodontal complex regeneration and state-of-the-art therapeutic avenues in periodontal tissue engineering. View Full-Text
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Park, C.H.; Kim, K.-H.; Lee, Y.-M.; Seol, Y.-J. Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration. Materials 2016, 9, 57.
Park CH, Kim K-H, Lee Y-M, Seol Y-J. Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration. Materials. 2016; 9(1):57.Chicago/Turabian Style
Park, Chan H.; Kim, Kyoung-Hwa; Lee, Yong-Moo; Seol, Yang-Jo. 2016. "Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration." Materials 9, no. 1: 57.
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