Table 2: Mean values and standard deviations of alveolar wall thickness ( ) and total bone thickness ( ) on different levels: 1 mm ( ), 3 mm ( ), and 5 mm ( ) apical of the buccal and lingual bone crest. Values are given in millimetres after 6 weeks of healing. No significant difference was detected between scaffold and sham groups. .

ScaffoldShamP valueScaffoldShamP value

A buccal0.85 ± 0.430.81 ± 0.290.82 buccal2.98 ± 0.523.22 ± 0.580.35
B buccal2.01 ± 0.842.31 ± 0.660.37 buccal4.11 ± 0.934.67 ± 0.940.20
C buccal3.28 ± 1.143.80 ± 0.930.28 buccal5.35 ± 1.226.17 ± 1.12 0.14

A lingual0.84 ± 0.430.77 ± 0.350.69 lingual2.93 ± 0.53 3.15 ± 0.580.41
B lingual1.64 ± 0.561.73 ± 0.520.73 lingual3.74 ± 0.684.09 ± 0.690.27
C lingual2.37 ± 0.612.54 ± 0.630.53 lingual4.43 ± 0.694.89 ± 0.790.19