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FRAME chapter in implant dentistry text book

book coverImplant Dentistry Research Guide: Basic, Translation, and Clinical Research, edited by Dr Ahmed Ballo, is published by Nova Publishers.


The book gives early career students and researchers an update on various aspects of major methods and techniques used in the field of implant dentistry and guided-bone-regeneration research.


It covers a variety of topics, including basic research approaches, in vitro experiments, application of animal models in dental research, imaging techniques, computer models, biomechanical methods, analytical methods for the bone–implant interface, and conducting clinical research.


A chapter on ethics and regulations for the use of laboratory animals has been written by FRAME Scientific Programme Manager Michelle Hudson-Shore and Chairman of the FRAME Trustees Professor Michael Balls.


Dr Ballo joined the Department of Biomaterials at Sahlgrenska Academe of the Institute of Clinical Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, as a Postdoctoral Associate in 2008.  His research interests include applied and clinical research in osseointegration and implant dentistry.


The book came about as the result of a collaboration of international clinicians and scientists and is the first of its kind, offering scientific and technical information designed to improve the knowledge and technical skills of professionals in the field of implant dentistry.


An abstract and first paragraphs of the FRAME chapter are available by clicking here. The full chapter text is available on request from frame@frame.org.uk


Archived 11 March 2013