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August 9, 2022 Feature EditorialImplantologyOral Health

Trusting Nature

by Luisa Schuldt, DDS MSc FRCD(C)

The opportunity to learn many lessons has been hurled upon us over the last two and a half years. We have seen storms come and go and temperatures rise to new limits. We have also witnessed almost every aspect of

August 9, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Exploring Blockchain in Dentistry

by Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D. (C), Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A., LLM

The information flowing along a blockchain is like a river that knows no country borders, is as unregulated as nature, and forever carries upstream pollution. Everyone paddling on the water can agree on the river’s depth at any point along

Intraoral photo showing frontal view of the patient in MIP with implant healing abutment.
August 9, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Digital Workflow for Implant Provisionalization in the Aesthetic Zone

by Faisal Al Assadi, BDS, PGCert HPE

Dental implants have been the recommended treatment of choice as a conservative approach in replacing missing teeth while preserving adjacent tooth structure when compared to fixed dental prostheses.1 The ability of the implant supported crown to replicate natural tooth like

August 9, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Removal of Osseointegrated Dental Implants

by Reza Termei, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C), Dip ABP

Implant therapy has become a predictable treatment option for tooth replacement with a 5-year survival rate of 97.1%.1 Despite this high survival rate, implant failure can still happen which would necessitate removal, or better said, explantation of the unsuccessful implant.

August 9, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Keys for Successful Aesthetic Zone Single Implant: Case Reports

by Dr. Mehdi Noroozi, DDS, MSc, Dipl. Perio

To achieve a successful aesthetic result and good patient satisfaction, implant placement in the aesthetic zone demands a thorough understanding of anatomic, biologic, surgical and prosthetic principles. The ability to achieve harmonious, indistinguishable restoration from adjacent natural teeth in the

August 9, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Transcrestal Sinus Lift Combined with Short Implants Inserted with Low Torque in Type IV and V Bone with 10 to 12 Years Follow-up.

by Eduardo Anitua, DDS, MD, PhD

The transcrestal or transalveolar sinus lift procedure was described by Summers in 19941 as an alternative to the “traditional” approach, using the lateral window to reduce the morbidity of the technique. As initially described, the procedure consisted of an approach

July 11, 2022 Feature 3D DentistryImplantologyOral Health

3D Fabrication Workflow: Solid & Lattice-structured Titanium Alloy Dental Implant Overdenture Bars

by Les Kalman, BSc (Hon), DDS

Introduction Dental implants remain the gold standard for the replacement of one or more missing teeth.1,2 In an edentulous arch, all the teeth are missing and rehabilitation with implants provides the patient a significant improvement in function, aesthetics and quality

June 21, 2022 Video Dental VideoImplantology

Weekly Wisdom: Free Handed Surgical Implant Placements

by Oral Health

  Dr. Mark Lin, Director of TIDE, discusses the “free handed” surgical guide to aid in precise implant placements in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight

June 8, 2022 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Congenitally Missing Teeth: A Prosthodontic Case Report

by Kaveh Seyedan, DDS, MSc, FICD, FADI, DICOI, FIADFE

Introduction The maxillary lateral incisors are the most common congenitally missing teeth after the upper and lower second premolars. Gender differences are negligible, with women slightly more affected than men.1 Agenesis of the maxillary lateral incisors presents a significant challenge

May 31, 2022 Video Dental VideoImplantology

Weekly Wisdom: Define Implant Dentistry

by Oral Health

  Dr. Mark Lin, Director of TIDE, shares the definition of implant dentistry in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!  

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDental TechnologyImplantologyNews

NYU Dentistry Performs First Dental Student-led Robot-assisted Dental Implant Surgery

by NYU College of Dentistry

Robotic technology enhances dental education and clinical practice Dental students at NYU College of Dentistry became the first in the U.S. to perform dental implant surgery using state-of-the-art robotic technology. NYU Dentistry is one of only three dental schools in

April 19, 2022 Video Cone beam computed tomographyDental VideoImplantology

Weekly Wisdom: Indications for the Use of CBCT in Implant Dentistry

by Oral Health

  Dr. Mark Lin, Director of TIDE, discusses the indications for the use of cone beams in implant dentistry in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight

February 18, 2022 News ImplantologyNews

Top 3 Trends Impelling The Growth Of Dental Implants Market Through 2026

by Global Market Insights

The demand for dental implants is expected to grow exponentially on account of surging cases of dental disorders globally. Rise in prevalence of unhealthy habits, such as increasing consumption of junk foods on a regular basis and lack of exercise,

December 6, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Dental Implant Self-Care: Implant Supported Dentures (Second in a Series)

by Britta Magnuson, DMD; Deborah Mancinelli-Lyle, RDH, BS, MS

Implant supported dentures provide many individuals with a better quality of life, but this is not without some challenges. Specifically, what is the recommended self-care for this type of prosthesis? There are two areas for discussion: removable dentures and fixed

December 6, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Key Factors in Maintenance Protocols for Dental Implant Restorations – A Scoping Review

by Mohamed Gebril, BDS, MESc, MSc/ Dip (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C); Nader M. Hamdan, BDS, MSc, MDent(Perio), FRCD(C), Dipl. ABP, FDS RCPS(Glasg); Haider Al-Waeli, BDS, MSc in Periodontics, Ph.D; Zeeshan Sheikh, Dip.Dh, BDS, MSc, Ph.D; Sachin Seth, DDS, MEd

Statement of Problem It has been established that maintenance is of utmost importance in the delivery of comprehensive prosthodontic treatment. Therefore, consideration of the possible factors which impact the maintenance phase is essential to take into account during the treatment

November 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Risk Management Issues in Implant Dentistry

by Matthew Wilton

Implant dentistry can be profitable and challenging work for dentists. However, this area of dentistry is not without legal risks. Dental regulators across Canada look closely at implant complaints, because they may be concerned that some dentists chose implant dentistry

November 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Prognosis of Implants in Previously Failed Surgical Sites

by Neena L. D’Souza, BDS; MDS; Dip. (Prostho); MSc; FRCDC; Vinay M. Bhide, BSc; DDS; MSc. (Perio); FRCDC

Introduction Implant therapy has been shown to be predictable, effective and reliable for the replacement of missing teeth in edentulous and partially edentulous patients. Clinical evidence has demonstrated long-term (>10 years) survival rates up to 95% (Moraschini et al., 2015).

November 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

What is the Best Option to Rehabilitate the Edentulous Maxilla Using Dental Implants?

by Cecilia Aragon, DDS, MS, FRCD(c), FACP.

Maxillary implant prosthetic treatments may be considerably more difficult to accomplish when compared to the similar treatments for patients with edentulous mandibles due to many factors including bone quality, position of implants due to anatomical landmarks, need for grafting, prosthetic

Frontal view of finished prosthesis.
November 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

An Alternative Prosthetic Design for Lower Full-Arch Implant Restorations

by Dr. Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho., FRCD(C), FACP; Yuzo Matsumura, RDT, MDC

Replacing a full set of teeth with dental implants, especially in the mandible, has been well researched and is often a life-changing treatment for many patients. This treatment involves the extraction of failing teeth, immediate implant placement, immediate loading of

November 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Peri-implantitis: How to Reduce Risk and Manage Implant Failure?

by Miriam Ting, DMD, MS, Director; Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Abstract Peri-implantitis can lead to implant failure. Strategies to reduce risks and treat peri-implantitis can manage implant failure and restore function. These strategies can be derived from information on peri-implantitis progression in patients, including prevalence, diagnostic and microbial findings, the