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May 24, 2011 News Implantology

Atlantis Abutments – Astra Tech Implants

by ken

I’ve mentioned Todd Welch before – www.wtnperio.com and www.wtnperioblog.com – he’s a superb talent. Check out his latest posting today. Image by M. Janicki via Flickr Here is a recent case I completed. I place Astra Tech dental implants and

May 18, 2011 News ElearningImplantology

Clinical eChronicle of Treatment Outcomes – Case I – Periodontally involved central incisors

by ken

I wish to thank Dr. Ken Hebel and Dr. Reena Gajjar for their support, their commitment and their contribution to making the seminal phase of the Clinical eChronicle of Treatment Outcomes a reality. This is the future of all elearning

May 18, 2011 News Implantology

Nano Bridging Molecules SA Receives CE Marking Certification for its SurfLink® Dental Product

by ken

From PR Newswire Today Gland, Vaud, Switzerland, 05/17/2011 – Nano Bridging Molecules SA, A Swiss med-tech company announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) approval to begin marketing its SurfLink® Dental product – NBMolecules.com.       With its

May 16, 2011 News Implantology

Zimmer Dental extends implant line with crestal options

by ken

Retention of crestal bone subsequent to implant placement was never a major concern. For years, loss to the first thread on the fixture was accepted as the norm.  Insane yes, but accepted nonetheless. AstraTech, Straumann, Nobel and now Zimmer have

May 15, 2011 News Implantology

A gift from a friend

by ken

I’ve never met Dr. Mohammed Al Shehri, however, he’s been a dear friend and collaborator for the past decade. He lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, but we talk online most weeks and share cases and presentations regularly. This one in

May 7, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryStem cell research

New Directions – taking this one to sectionals with glee

by ken

from PRWeb.com There is a raft of new and innovative materials in the constellation of bone augmentation…. curasan AG Receives License for Ceracell® Dental in the USA curasan AG has received FDA certification for its new granular bone regeneration material

May 6, 2011 News CAD/CAMElearningImplantologyTrends in Dental Education

Block grafting & CAD CAM based planning for Ideal implant Positions

by ken

From Dentinal Tubules: By Anand Krishnamurthy – 19/03/2011 Dr Krishnamurthy presents a case of implant placement using CAD CAM planning and involving block grafting, before positioning and placing dental implants The initiative with Oral Health and My Dental Hub intends

May 1, 2011 News Implantology

The Benex Extractor

by ken

Immediate replacement of anterior teeth or teeth in the esthetic zone mandates extreme care and expertise to ensure that the facial bone and tissues are not diminished or altered in order that the architecture of the area remain intact and

April 27, 2011 News Dental industryImplantology

Straumann took an axe,and gave Nobel forty whacks

by ken

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April 24, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

New Fiber-Reinforced Composite Material Offers Advancements In Oral Implants

by ken

Source – Allen Press Publishing Services New materials and new technologies offer opportunities to bring implant dentistry to more patients. Fiber-reinforced composite is a new material that promises advantages for use in oral and craniofacial applications as well as in

April 21, 2011 News Implantology

Side by side by side…….

by ken

From Dental Tribune by Saghi Parnham A medically and periodontally stable 24-year-old woman presented with two failing root canals on teeth #8 and #9. Her dental records indicated both teeth were endodontically treated twice before. The first root canals were

April 19, 2011 News ImplantologyOrthodontics

Y shaped elastic – Does precision in force application matter for correction of individual upper second molar crossbite?

by ken

I wanted to demonstrate what we are currently working on for the OH blog………this is simply a sample of something I pulled off the Internet. In time, we hope that all Canadian dentists will share cases with us and in

April 17, 2011 News Dental industryImplantology

AstraZeneca to sell £1.3 billion dental unit as it focuses on medicine business

by ken

From the DailyMail in the UK – 1.3 billion pounds is 2.04 billion Cdn dollars Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has begun a £1.3 billion auction of its dental implants and medical devices division as it looks to focus on its core medicine

April 16, 2011 News Implantology

Seating crowns on implant abutments

by ken

The word NEXUS has been in my lexicon for 137 years. It was “stolen” from Avrum King who wrote a newsletter back in the 70’s and 80’s on practice management. His background or so he claimed was rumour and propaganda

April 12, 2011 News ImplantologyPathology

How to treat a dental implant infection

by ken

Todd Welch writes one of the most informative blogs on the Net……..excellent stuff and the blog looks so KEWL!!! Check this out…………..

April 10, 2011 News Implantology

Biotechnology Institute Files Patent Application for Narrow Dental Implant and Associated Pieces

by ken

Indian Patents NewsApril 9, 2011 New Delhi, April 9 — Spain based Biotechnology Institute I Mas D S.L. filed patent application for narrow dental implant and associated pieces. The inventor is Eduardo Anitua Aldecoa. Biotechnology Institute I Mas D S.L.

April 6, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistry

The McKenzie brothers are not the only truly famous Canadians

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid and the very lovely Kathy Kincade April 6, 2011 — A team of Canadian researchers is developing a diagnostic tool they say can enhance the early detection and monitoring of peri-implant inflammation and thereby reduce the number

April 1, 2011 News AwardsImplantology

André Schroeder Research Prize – One of the most prestigious awards in dentistry, the André Schroeder Research Prize serves to promote new scientific findings in implant dentistry and related fields.

by ken

Established almost 20 years ago, the André Schroeder Research Prize is an annual award presented by the ITI in honor of the late Professor André Schroeder (1918-2004), the founding ITI President, who pioneered implant dentistry and whose lifework contributed significantly

March 30, 2011 News Implantology

The Endodontic Implant Continuum

by ken

Dr.med.dent. Liviu Steier Specialist in EndodonticsQualified Specialist in Prosthetics with Further Education of DGPro Assoc. Clin. Professor Course director MsC in EndodonticsWarwick Dentistry Warwick Medical School

March 30, 2011 News Implantology

When Is The Right Time To Place Dental Implants In Teenagers

by ken

Posted by Dr. Todd Welch on Mar 29, 2011 in Dental Implants (Tooth Implants) Email Sharebar This is an important question and the current wisdom is not to have implants placed until jaw and facial growth are complete. Although it