Artificial teeth with a low solubility and with properties similar to natural teeth were produced for implantation tests. The teeth were made from MgAl2O4 spinel and Ca3(PO4)2 Whitlockite to achieve low solubility and non-toxic reaction products. The method of manufacture is described.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1969 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Janikowski, Theresa and McGee, Thomas D.
"Artificial Teeth for Permanent Implantation,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 76(1), 113-118.
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