Glossary

GBR

Guided bone regeneration Bone regenerative technique that uses physical means (e. g. membranes) to seal off an anatomic site where bone is to be regenerated. The goal is to direct bone formation and prevent other tissues (e. g. connective tissue) from interfering with osteogenesis.  

GbR

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Graft

Material or tissue used for implantation or transplantation.

Grit blasting

Delivery to an implant surface of high velocity stream of abrasive particles propelled by compressed air, designed to increase surface area.

Growth factor

Any highly specific protein that stimulates the division and differentiation of particular types of cells.

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