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Biomet 3i
October 15, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

BIOMET 3i Announces Adjustments to its Executive Committee

by BIOMET 3i

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – BIOMET 3i, one of the world’s leading dental implant manufacturers, announced today that it made adjustments to its Executive Committee led by President Bart Doedens. Effective October 7th, Mr. David Josza is returning to the

American Academy of Periodontology
October 9, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy Of Periodontology Installs New Board Of Trustees President

by American Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Stuart J. Froum Assumes Board Leadership at 99th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia Stuart J. Froum, DDS, of New York City was named President of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Board of Trustees during its 99th Annual Meeting held

September 25, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

University Study Utilizing Narrow Body Implants

by Dentatus

University of Gothenburg* (Tomasi, Idmyr & Wennstrom), completed its one year study on Patient Satisfaction utilizing the Dentatus Atlas® Denture System. A twelve month study with 21 patients was performed to evaluate patient satisfaction with narrow body Atlas implants for

Carestream Dental
September 9, 2013 News Dental TechnologyDentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

New Toronto Implant Institute Teaching Centre Helps Dentists Develop Surgical and Technological Skills

by Carestream Dental

Powered by Carestream Dental, Teaching Centre Aims to Improve Quality of Life Through Education and Clinical Technique The Toronto Implant Institute today announced the grand opening of its teaching centre, which will offer practitioners further education on dental implants and

August 27, 2013 News General DentistryGeneral NewsImplantologyMedical newsResearchStem cell researchYouTube

American Scientists Attempt to Sequence John Lennon’s Genetic Code from the Beatle’s Tooth

by Kahaliah Richards

The Canadian dentist who purchased John Lennon’s tooth has recently agreed to work with US researchers to explore the musician’s DNA. If the venture is successful, the tooth collector is interested in preserving the valuable information with the belief that

Figure 30. Final results: Patients' expectations met.
August 1, 2013 Feature Implantology

Bone Reduction Guide, Virtual Extractions and Stereolithographic Working Model

by Dr. Gilbert Tremblay, B.Sc., DMD

A Study of Two Cases

Figure 4H. Post-operative image after flap closure and suturing.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Peri-Implantitis: Treatment Options

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

Peri-implantitis has been defined as a localized lesion involving bone loss around an osseointegrated implant.1 Its prevalence has been widely reported4 depending on the chosen threshold and specific study, varying from as low as two percent2 to as high as

Figure 21. Beautiful soft tissue profile
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Biomechanical and Clinical Attributes of Zirconia Dental Implants- Two Case Reports


INTRODUCTIONThe last three decades have seen an increase in the use of dental implants to replace missing teeth. The use of Titanium root form implants in the rehabilitation of the partially or completely edentulous patient has been rooted in the

Figure 3. Implant at tooth position #9 is fully osseointegrated and stable in oral bone 30 months post-placement.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Successful Dental Implant Placement in a Liver Transplant Survivor: Literature Review and Case Report

by Pouran Famili, D.M.D., M.D.S., MPH, Ph.D.; Omer Farooq Akmal, D.D.S

Abstract:Twenty-five years after federal regulation through the United Network for Organ Sharing established criteria governing utilization of scarce donated body parts and individual access to healthy and viable organs, safe almost routine organ transplantation is the norm. Authors explore clinical

Figure 15. 36 months follow-up Implant #37, Peri-apical radiograph
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

The One-piece Implant Design: Prospective Case Report

by Eli Raviv, DMD., Roy Raviv, DMD, Jan Hanna, DMD, Mili Harel-Raviv, DMD

AbstractThe design of an implant plays a key role in the success of a final restoration. The two basic designs which are available are the two-piece implant design, (the surgical implant and prosthetic abutment are two separate components) and the

Figure 9. Postoperative radiograph.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Chin Advancements – The Oral Surgery Perspective.

by Dr. Tim D. Sands, DDS. Dr. Claudio Tocchio, DDS, MRCD(C). Dr. Robert B. Givelas, BSc., DDS

There is no argument that recent innovations in the diagnosis and management of disease involve the application of technology. However, can some of the complementary technological advancements and gadgets that have become lifestyle necessities actually cause disease themselves? Blackberry thumb,

Figure 15.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium New York, 2013

by Nobel Biocare

The Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2013 in New York saw more than 2,000 dental professionals from around the world come together to explore the latest developments in implant dentistry under the theme “Designing for Life: Today and in the future.”

Dr. Nicolucci is president of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and is Oral Health magazine's editorial board member for Implantology.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

To Premedicate or Not to Premedicate – That is the Question!

by Dr. Blake Nicolucci

Prophylactic antibiotic coverage has been a very controversial topic in the profession over the years. There seems to be little ‘scientific data’ to support the current protocols for antibiotic coverage — as it pertains to premedication for heart surgeries and

Figure 13. A nine year post operative x-ray with no clinical complication.
August 1, 2013 Feature DentistryImplantology

Stress Treatment Theorem for Implant Dentistry: The Key to Implant Treatment Plans

by Carl E. Misch, BS, DDS, MDS, PhD (hc)

Dentistry is a unique aspect of medicine, blending science and art form. Some aspects of the dental field emphasize the art form, as in dental esthetics, which deals with tooth color and shape to enhance a patient’s smile and overall

July 25, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

ClearDent, Sinclair Dental, and Dental Management Secrets are hosting the Annual “Best of Both World’s” Seminar.

by ClearDent

ClearDent, Sinclair Dental, and Dental Management Secrets are once again hosting the annual “Best of Both World’s” seminar  from September 26th and 27th, 2013 at the beautiful Wynn | Encore Hotel in fabulous Las Vegas. This two day, 16 CE credit

July 25, 2013 News Dental CareGeneral NewsImplantologyMedical news

New Report Concludes That Dental Implants Can Save Costs And Improve Quality Of Life

by Kahaliah Richards

A report published as the lead article in the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants shows that dental implants offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional treatments for tooth replacement. The report, which is also cited on PubMed, the US

Academy of Craniofacial Aesthetics in India
July 19, 2013 News AnesthesiologyDental TechnologyDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral HealthOrthodontics

Inaugural Conference of the Academy of Craniofacial Asthestics in India on Occlusion, TMD & Full Mouth Rehabilitation at the Taj Exotica, Goa from September 13th – 15th, 2013.

by Academy of Cranio Facial Aesthetics in India

We are extremely happy to announce that we have organized a Conference on behalf of the Academy of Craniofacial Aesthetics in India at Taj Exotica, Goa from 13 – 15 September 2013. This is the1st ever Conference by the Academy

DenTech China
June 27, 2013 News Dental CAD/CAMDental LaboratoriesDentistryImplantologyOral Health

International Participation Scales Up in DenTech China 2013

by DenTech China

Visitors to this year’s DenTech China will be exposed to more new dental technology and trends from the international scene than ever before. This year, 3 National Pavilions will be featured in DenTech China 2013 – namely from Germany, USA

April 18, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral Health

DENTSPLY Implants announces change in top management – Lars Henrikson appointed Group President

by DENTSPLY Implants

DENTSPLY Implants announces a strategic change in top management: Lars Henrikson, former Group Vice President, now moves into the role of Group President. He will maintain offices in Mölndal, Sweden, and Mannheim, Germany. Jim Mosch, former Group President DENTSPLY Implants,

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October 1, 2012 Feature DentistryImplantologyPeriodontics

Supportive Implant Therapy Protocol for the Patient with Single or Multiple Implants

by C. Fritz,123 L.M. Dakin,1 D.M. Lavoie,1 S.M. Sabo,1 C.P. Hamm,1

While the advent of implant dentistry has provided the option of a fixed prosthetic solution, the responsibility for the maintenance of implant dentistry often rests with the patient and the dental hygienist. Without supportive implant therapy, the possibility of peri-implantitis