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April 5, 2017 News AnnouncementImplantologyNews

Neodent, A Straumann Group Brand, Celebrates It’s Launch in Canada

by Neodent

On March 28 and March 30, Neodent celebrated it’s launch in Canada with events in Burlington, Ontario and Toronto, Ontario.  Dr. Alex Molinari presented compelling statistics and data relating to the Neodent portfolio dating back to the companies inception in

March 2, 2017 News Dental TechnologyImplantologyNews

Robotic System for Dental Implant Procedures Gets FDA Approval

by Business Wire

Neocis Inc. today announced that the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market Yomi®, a robotic guidance system for dental implant procedures. Yomi is a computerized navigational system intended to provide assistance in both

January 18, 2017 News ImplantologyNewsOral Surgery

New Implant Advancement Hopes to Lower Risk of Infection

by KU Leuven, EurekAlert!

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium) has developed a dental implant that gradually releases drugs from a built-in reservoir. This helps prevent and fight infections. Our mouth contains many micro-organisms, including bacterial and fungal

December 29, 2016 News ImplantologyNewsOral Surgery

Dental Implant Coatings Could Prevent Common Bacterial Infection

by University of the Basque Country, ScienceDaily

Mouth infections are currently regarded as the main reason why dental implants fail. A piece of research by the UPV/EHU has succeeded in developing coatings capable of preventing potential bacterial infection and should it arise, eliminate it as well as

December 2, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Avoiding Peri-implantitis: Key Factors for Improved Clinical Outcomes

by Isaac Tawil, DDS, MS

Dental implants have emerged as the standard of care for replacing a single tooth in healthy patients. In the US alone more than 35 million Americans are edentulous and 178 million are missing at least one tooth. 1 According to

November 23, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Implant Screws: What Every Dentist Should Know

by Peter McDermott, BA, MA, DDS, MSc. Prosthodontics, FRCD(C)

It is important for the clinician who is restoring an implant, whether it be with a single crown, a fixed or removable prosthesis, to understand the mechanics of a threaded fastener or a screw and why screws may become loose.

November 23, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Predictable Immediate Implant Prosthetics: Part 2

by Natalie Y. Wong

Introduction This article discusses a novel protocol to deliver a full-arch immediate fixed provisional prosthesis, which is clinically accurate and predictable. Detailed steps are outlined and documented that enables conversion of the provisional into a fixed screw-retained final prosthesis after

November 14, 2016 Video Dental FAQDentistryEditorialImplantology

FAQ #8: Screws vs Cement

by Oral Health

Click to watch more Dental FAQ videos. With implants comes a decision: screws or cement? In the eighth instalment of the FAQ videos Dr. Mark Lin discusses each option, including their advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Mark Lin has given numerous

October 18, 2016 Feature ImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral SurgeryPeriodonticsRestorative Dentistry

A Stepwise Approach: Restoring a Failed Maxillary Anterior Tooth

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction This case report will discuss a staged approach for the delivery of implant therapy in the upper anterior jaw. A crown-down surgical approach was used to help determine the ideal prosthetic location for implant placement. Cone beam CT imaging

October 18, 2016 Feature Dental TechnologyImplantologyOral SurgeryPeriodontics

Case Report: The Titanium Smile

by Daniel Kobric, BSc, DMD, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Achieving ideal esthetics in addition to restoring the patient’s function is every clinician’s goal. Successful outcomes in restorative dentistry are well documented in publications and readily displayed in practice promotional materials. Although most patients are happy with the treatment outcomes,

October 18, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

Dental Implant Prosthetics: Using a Modified Installation Technique

by Emil L. A. Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Abstract Many clinicians prefer to install implant prosthetics by the screw-in method because they believe that this method allows for prosthesis retrievability. However, retrievability does not result from the prosthesis installation method, but relates to “Retrievability Features” created by the

October 4, 2016 Video Sponsored Dental TechnologyDentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral Surgery

Inliant: Visual | Real-time | Accurate

by Oral Health

Inliant Clinical provides surgeons with visual, real-time, and accurate guidance over patient CT images during implant surgery – helping surgeons drill free hand to a pre planned angle and depth with sub-millimetre accuracy. The cartless system, which integrates seamlessly into

October 3, 2016 Video Sponsored DentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral Surgery

T.I.D.E Implant Complications and Innovations Symposium

by Oral Health

We are proud to announce our first annual Implant Complications & Innovations Symposium – June 2-3, 2017 Visit now to register and take advantage of the early bird discount! https://tideinc.ca/implant-symposium/

September 19, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Dental Implant Market on the Rise Due to Injuries and Aesthetic Awareness

by PRNewswire

The global dental implants market is expected to be USD 6.81 billion by 2024, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising demand for tooth (or teeth) replacement has provided good growth potential to the market. Growing number of

September 8, 2016 News DentalImplantologyNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Bone Grafting Brings the Option of Dental Implants to More Patients

by Smile By Design

According to Mountain View dentist Donian Shen, DDS, missing teeth are not only a cosmetic concern, but also a condition that can lead to bone loss and functional problems in the long-term. She explains that one of the most popular and

August 4, 2016 Feature Dental CareImplantologyPublic Health

Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: “Patient Related” Risk Factors

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

This article is the second in a series for Oral Health. The first article was published in the August 2015 issue, with the title “Surgical Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: Influence on Failures and Bone Loss”. Table 1 in this

August 4, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral Surgery

Dynamic Surgical Guidance to Facilitate Dental Implant Placement: A Case Report

by Jill Bashutski, DDS, MS, FRCD(C); Stéfan M. Piché, DMD

Introduction The long-term success of dental implant surgery is dependent, in part, on accurate planning and placement of the implant.1 Currently, there are many digital planning systems available to aid the clinician in pre-operative treatment planning, although the main challenge

August 4, 2016 Feature DentalImplantology

Innovation Comes to Life: Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016

by Oral Health

Waldorf Astoria, NYC A continuous increase in demand for dental implant treatments as a result of growing consumer awareness, an ageing population, growing accessibility as well as greater product availability, has accelerated the demand for education in this field. With

August 4, 2016 Feature EditorialImplantology

Advances in Implant Dentistry

by Dr. Mark Nicolucci

I am honoured to have been selected as an editor for the implantology issue of Oral Health. My father, Blake Nicolucci, has had an extensive career full of accolades and I can only hope to achieve some of what he

August 4, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral Surgery

An Updated Approach to Ridge Preservation

by Raman Kohli, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

In a perfect world, after the extraction of a tooth, there would be complete preservation and restoration of the original ridge volume via the natural process of tissue modeling, which is ideal for future implant placement. Commonly, and unfortunately, this