Cleft lip and palate: Autologous or alloplastic secondary alveolar bone grafting?

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This review of the effectiveness of autologous versus alloplastic bone for secondary alveolar bone grafting in patients with cleft lip and palate included 4 small RCTs suggesting no difference between the approaches.

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Alveolar ridge augmentation effective suggests review

Stac Pollaidh Sep05

This review of alveolar ridge augmentation procedures included 40 studies only 17 of which were RCTs . While a statistically significant improvement was seen, there was a very high degree of heterogeneity because of the wide range of clinical procedures, measurement approaches and healing times in the included studies.

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