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Newly-Patented UConn Technology Alleviates Issues With Dental Implant Bridges

September 22, 2019
by University of Connecticut


New technology to improve dental implant bridges invented by Dr. Avinash Bidra, associate professor at the UConn School of Dental Medicine, recently received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

“As a prosthodontist, this is an exciting time for my specialty, and I am grateful that UConn was able to bring this interesting idea that existed in my mind, all the way to commercialization, and now, a US patent. This innovation will help other dentists and dental technicians improve the quality of their implant prostheses and ultimately improve outcomes for their patients,” said Bidra.

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