J.Morita Collagen-Based Bone Filling Foundation Material Medium Size 5 Pack.
Foundation is a collagen-based, bone filling augmentation material for use after teeth extractions. It is not a bone substitute, but rather stimulates new bone growth. It has been used clinically in Japan since 1998 and has been available in North America since 2006. Immediately following an extraction, Foundation is placed into the socket. It is shaped in bullet form for easy placement and is available in both small and medium sizes. Once inserted, the surrounding cells and capillaries infiltrate Foundation. As the extraction socket heals, it is filled with new augmented bone. There is no need to remove it and no membrane is required. Foundation is helpful in maintaining bone after any permanent extraction. It is also ideal for pre-implant augmentation, as it will stimulate the bone to fill in allowing implants to be placed sooner, in some cases as early as 8 weeks. It is also recommended for third molar extraction sockets to ensure good bony support on the distal of the second molar.