The hard portion of the connective tissue that constitutes the majority of the skeleton. It consists of an inorganic component
There are different definitions, non of them with exact reliable data for clinical use: 1, Histological: The “density” is calculated
There are different classifications of bone density (quality) in oral implantology. Lekholm U, Zarb GA: Patient selection and preparation. In:
Surgical widening of bone to augment its volume. In oral implantology also: Ridge expansion (or splitting) to widen the residual
A surgical procedure performed to establish additional bone volume, using autogenous bone.
Soft spongy tissue found in the center of bone that contains fat and/or hematopoietic tissues.
A qualitative assessment of bone based on its density.
Alloplastic material used for bone grafting.
These are 2 examples. For more, have a look in the Glossary!