Induction of cementogenesis and periodontal ligament regeneration by the bone morphogenetic proteins

  • Ugo Ripamonti
  • Jean-Claude Petit
  • June Teare
Part of the Progress in Inflammation Research book series (PIR)


The complex tissue morphologies of the periodontal tissues, the locking of the teeth into the alveolar bone with the overlying gingival tissues, and the temporo-mandibular joint with the associated powerful masticatory muscles are a superb example of design architecture and engineering.


Bone Morphogenetic Protein Alveolar Bone Blue Arrow Human Primate Vascular Canal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ugo Ripamonti
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Petit
    • 1
  • June Teare
    • 1
  1. 1.Bone Research UnitMRC/University of the WitwatersrandParktown JohannesburgSouth Africa

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