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July 3, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyImplantologyOral Health

Zimmer Completes Combination with Biomet

by Zimmer

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) today announced that, following the receipt of U.S. Federal Trade Commission clearance, Zimmer has completed the acquisition of Biomet in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at approximately $14.0 billion. In connection

November 11, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral Health

Implantology with innovation potential – presented at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2015

by International Dental Show Cologne (IDS)

Current trends in implant systems and materials – digital technologies for implant planning – strategies for osteoconduction and osteointegration – a core theme at the upcoming IDS The figures provide confirmation: implantology is a growth area in dentistry. In Germany

September 16, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral Health

Danaher Agrees to Acquire Swiss Dental Implant Maker

by DealBook

The Danaher Corporation, an American science and technology conglomerate, said on Monday that it had agreed to acquire Nobel Biocare Holding in a deal that values the company, a Swiss dental implant maker, at about $2.2 billion. The deal, which

September 15, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

ClearDent, Dental Mgmt Secrets, and MSI Canada presents: The 4th Annual “The Best of Both Worlds” 16 CE Credit Dental Event

by ClearDent

ClearDent, MSI Canada, and Dental Management Secrets are hosting the 4th annual “Best of Both World’s” event from October 30 to November 2, 2014. This year, the event features more speakers, more sessions covering more diverse subjects, and will be

September 15, 2014 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

Widely used depression drug associated with dental implant failure

by Asnan Portal

People with dental implants who suffer from depression may need to be careful about the medication they take. The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled “SSRIs and the Risk of Osseointegrated Implant Failure

September 5, 2014 News Dental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsImplantologyMedical newsOverall Health

Want to get fit? Then get your gums in shape!

by Kahaliah Richards

Imagine if you were an influential on the physical fitness of your patients. You can be. A new Brazilian study shows that younger men with gum disease (indicated by bleeding gums amongst other symptoms) were in much poorer shape than

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryImplantology

Peri-Implantitis – An Occasional Problem

by Oral Health

As a practitioner of implant dentistry for the past 34 years, I am seeing an increasingly common problem: lack of understanding of ailing and failing implants. What are the clear indicators of failure, which cases can be treated, and when

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryImplantology

Bilateral Sinus Elevation and Implant Placement A Case Presentation

by Dr. Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

When there is little or no bone in the posterior maxilla, the tendency for implant dentists is to use smaller implants to avoid the maxillary sinus. In all honesty, this contradicts the laws of nature, which illustrate that the posterior

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryImplantology

When to Treat Sinus Proximity

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

Implant dentistry has drastically improved our ability to replace missing teeth and stabilize dentures. It has become the standard of care in many treatment cases and continues to grow, providing more ways we can help our patients. As implant dentistry

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryImplantology

Immediate Molar Implant Placement An Accelerated Protocol For Molar Tooth Replacement

by Raj Chopra, BSc, DDS; Abid Jaffer, BHSc, DDS Candidate (2017)

INTRODUCTIONReplacing the “hopeless prognosis” molar with an implant is one of the most predictable treatments in dentistry today. Nonetheless, there are some significant barriers to overcome in such a treatment plan. Some of these are the number of steps required,

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantology

Instrument Design and Technique – A Match Made in Heaven

by Dr. Barry H. Korzen

It has been well documented that the use of nickel titanium rotary instrumentation has surpassed the use of stainless steel hand files both in the numbers of practitioners using this technique and the percentage of time they use rotary vs.

August 1, 2014 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantology

Probing The Mental Foramen

by Eric Chatelain, DMD

Review:Prevalence and importance of the anterior loop of the inferior alveolar nerve in fully edentulous mandibles during dental implant placement. THE ANTERIOR LOOPThe purpose of this review was to demonstrate actual instances and challenges facing practitioners in the field of

July 1, 2014 News DentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Mark Bartold receives the 2014 IADR/Straumann Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine

by Straumann

At the General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) in Cape Town, South Africa, the 2014 IADR/Straumann Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine was presented to Professor Mark Bartold in recognition of his remarkable achievements in the field.

May 28, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPeriodontics

BIOMET 3i announces the 11th winner of the Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery

by BIOMET 3i

BIOMET 3i and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation are pleased to announce that Dr. Tapan N.  Koticha is the winner of the 11th annual Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery. The Lazzara fellowship was established as a

May 23, 2014 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

Don’t Let Getting Dental Implants Stop You From Planning Your Vacation

by PRWeb

Memorial Day weekend, which was last weekend, marks the beginning of the summer vacation season. New Albany teeth in a day expert Dr. Ronald Receveur urges adults needing dental implants to not let their dental work stop them from planning

May 20, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Shield Launches Insured Dental Warranty Program in North America for Dentists; Warranty Covers All Restorative Procedures for 5 Years


Dental Shield is the newest provider of a five-year dental warranty that covers participating dentist’s patients for 5 years and pays the dentists for patient claims that arise from a failed  restorative procedure. Dental Shield has engaged Internet Marketing-Consultant.com to

March 18, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral Health

Implant Dentistry Practitioners Keep Things ‘Real’ at the Academy of Osseointegration’s 2014 Annual Meeting

by PRNewswire

Specialists and generalists practicing implant dentistry came together from 45 countries to share best practices, coordinate optimal patient care

January 15, 2014 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

Improved implant surface and hygiene boost restoration success

by Journal of Oral Implantology

Journal of Oral Implantology – Should a person’s teeth be saved at all costs? Over the last decade, the answer has shifted from yes to no in favor of replacing diseased and damaged teeth with implants. But treatment of patients

December 24, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Gerald Niznick, Dmd, Msd Announces Retirement & Tom Stratton Appointed President of Implant Direct

by Oral Health

Gerald A. Niznick DMD, MSD, president and founder of Implant Direct, announced his retirement effective November 30, 2013. Dr. Niznick is succeeded by Tom Stratton as President of Implant Direct. Dr. Niznick has a 32-year successful history in the dental

Colin Glazer is a new associate with Rosen Sunshine LLP. He articled at a full service mid-sized firm and is now assisting various health care professionals with professional matters before their licensing bodies. He was called to the Ontario bar in January 2012.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryEndodonticsImplantologyProsthodontics

Thinking “What they Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Them” Can Hurt You: The Dentist’s Duty to Disclose Adverse Outcomes

by Lonny Rosen, Elyse Sunshine and Colin Glazer

Something has gone wrong during a dental procedure, now what? There has been a great deal of confusion with regard to what a dentist is required to disclose, when, and to whom. Legislation, the common law and a dentist’s own