Date of Award
Life & Environmental Sciences
A new method for testing the acceptability of metal tooth implants as an alternative to oral cavity implantation is described. Various metals were successfully implanted into the back tissue of Balb/C mice. Aluminum and copper implants were rejected, exhibiting discoloration and thickening of the tissues. Vitallium, titanium, gold alloy, silver, iron and lead were accepted
Murphy, John, "An Evaluation Of Various Metal Tooth Implants In Balb/C Mice" (1974). Life and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Theses. 528.