Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Calcium Phosphate Cement

Calcium phosphate cement (CPC) are made of one or several calcium phosphate (CaP) powders and an aqueous solution.

Calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) belong to a very important class of biomaterials because of their potential to be utilized in the human body for bone repair and substitution.

In dentistry calcium phosphate cements play a secondary role at the moment, although they often have excellent bone repair properties.

The most recent calcium phosphate cement to be introduced to the market is a-BSM from Etex Corp.

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