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October 1972

Dentine as a Material for Ossicular Reconstruction in Tympanoplasty: A Preliminary Report

Author Affiliations

Dundee, Scotland
From the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Dundee, Scotland.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(4):346-349. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090522009

Dentine, as an ossicular substitute, has many potential advantages and has given promising initial results. One case of partial resorption of a dentine prosthesis placed in contact with the tympanic membrane has been encountered.