alexa Effect of alendronate on endosseous implant integration: an in vivo study in rabbits.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering

Author(s): Chacon GE, Stine EA, Larsen PE, Beck FM, McGlumphy EA

Abstract Share this page

Abstract PURPOSE: Alendronate sodium (Fosamax; Merck, Whitehouse Station, NJ) is a second-generation bisphosphonate used widely in osteopenic individuals for decreasing bone resorption and increasing bone density. The ability of alendronate to affect systemic bone remodeling raises natural questions about the drug's influence on dental implant osseointegration. Current knowledge regarding the effect of systemic bisphosphonates, specifically alendronate, on all 3 phrases of osseointegration is incomplete and only a few studies have started to investigate peri-implant bone responses to alendronate-coated implants. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of systemic alendronate therapy on osseointegration of dental implants based on torque-removal values in rabbits. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Identical titanium dental implants were placed using a standardized surgical protocol in the bilateral distal femur and proximal tibia of 20 New Zealand white rabbits (79 implants total). One week before implant placement, 10 rabbits were given doses of alendronate and continued on weekly dosing for 5 weeks until euthanized. The other 10 rabbits were untreated controls. Torque-removal values were determined using a Tohinichi 15-BTG torque wrench (Tohinichi Mfg Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan) for all implants. RESULTS: Analysis of torque data showed no statistical differences between the alendronate and control groups in both femur and tibia sites. A statistically significant difference, however, was noted in torque removal values between femur and tibia sites regardless of drug or non-drug groups. CONCLUSIONS: In summary, orally dosed alendronate administration in rabbits had no significant effect on dental implant torque-removal values 6 weeks after endosseous placement in femur and tibia. This article was published in J Oral Maxillofac Surg and referenced in Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 8th International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenarative Medicine
    September 11-12, 2017 Singapore City, singapore

Relevant Topics

OMICS International Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

agrifoodaquavet@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

clinical_biochem@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

business@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

chemicaleng_chemistry@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

environmentalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineering@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

generalsci_healthcare@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

genetics_molbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

immuno_microbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

omics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

materialsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

mathematics_physics@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

medical@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

neuro_psychology@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

pharma@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

social_politicalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version