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June 15, 2011 News Implantology

Healing times for dental implants could be cut

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By Johanna Loberg from EurekAlert The technology used to replace lost teeth with titanium dental implants could be improved. By studying the surface structure of dental implants not only at micro level but also at nano level, researchers at the

June 3, 2011 News Implantology

A Survey Regarding the Nature and Type of Dental Implant Complications in Private Practices in the Province of Ontario

by ken

In spite of over a decade of avocational goofing around on the Internet, it never ceases to amaze me what you can find as your search for this, that and the other. This link will take you to a Masters

May 28, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodonticsImplantology

Expasyl – the concept of extrapolation makes good sense

by ken

Had the occasion to chat with Dr. Jordan Soll a while back and for some reason, the subject of his use of Expasyl came up. It’s primary purpose is for tissue retraction. As I listened to him describe it’s value,

May 27, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantologyTrends in Dental Education

Full Fathom Five – The Endo Implant Algorithm

by ken

Time to make this blog a tad and smidge more erudite……thus, in terms of reference for the Endodontic Implant Algorithm – the removal of tooth when all is lost, I shall quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Full fathom five thy

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.