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Implantology

This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

Shifting consumer preferences and positive uptake of CAD/CAM technology Feb 23, 2017 | News Europe

Shifting consumer preferences and positive uptake of CAD/CAM technology

Europe has some of the most highly penetrated markets for dental implants in the world, including Italy, Germany and Spain, but it also contains regions with considerably under-developed markets, such as France and the UK. [1,2] A shift in consumer preferences will be a key characteristic of the European market in the future, in both the dental implant fixture market and final abutment market. Although the shifts will contrast one another, they will both have a significant impact on the market in ...

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New implant releases antimicrobial drugs to fight infections Jan 30, 2017 | News Europe

New implant releases antimicrobial drugs to fight infections

LEUVEN, Belgium: Bacterial and fungal pathogens can form a biofilm on dental implants that is resistant to antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics. As a result, ...

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Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers, research suggests Jan 17, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers, research suggests

XI’AN, China: A Chinese study comparing implant stability and peri-implant tissue response in heavy smokers and non-smokers has found that smoking did ...

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Surgical treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential defects due to periimplantitis: A prospective case series cohort study Jan 17, 2017 | DT Science

Surgical treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential defects due to periimplantitis: A prospective case series cohort study

Different surgical treatment strategies for periimplantitis using graft material and membranes have been suggested. However, in these, the microbiological ...

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Interview: “The future of ceramic implants is really bright for many reasons” Jan 16, 2017 | News Americas

Interview: “The future of ceramic implants is really bright for many reasons”

When it comes to materials used in implantology, titanium and titanium alloys have always been the material of choice. However, recent advancements in the functionality of ceramic implants have positioned them as a viable, metal-free alternative with antiallergenic properties and greater aesthetic appeal. The International Academy of Ceramic Implantology (IAOCI) is an association entirely dedicated to ceramic and metal free alternatives to metal-based implants. Dental Tribune Online spoke with the ...

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Risk of implant failure three times higher in patients with bruxism Nov 3, 2016 | News Nordic

Risk of implant failure three times higher in patients with bruxism

MALMÖ, Sweden: Affecting up to a billion people worldwide, bruxism is a common disorder that can cause severe damage to the dentition and dental restorations. In addition, the findings of a new study from Malmö University suggest that excessive tooth grinding or jaw clenching may be linked to a higher implant failure risk. In the study, implant failure rates were three times higher in bruxers than in patients without the parafunctional habit.

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Live webinar: Hard-tissue management in implant dentistry Oct 19, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Hard-tissue management in implant dentistry

LEIPZIG, Germany: One of the main goals of a successful dental implant treatment is optimised function and aesthetics, producing a restoration that is as natural-looking as possible. However, the loss of hard tissue after implant osteotomy is an undesirable side-effect. In an upcoming free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar, Dr Maher Almasri will discuss contemporary methods of managing hard-tissue loss, focusing on advanced procedures intended to avoid loss of alveolar bone during healing in particular. ...

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Nature-inspired method may advance biocompatibility of implants Jul 13, 2016 | News Asia Pacific

Nature-inspired method may advance biocompatibility of implants

WAKŌ, Japan: Mimicking the adhesive properties of mussels, which are able to form a tight bond with smooth surfaces, scientists from the RIKEN research ...

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New biomaterial research aims to increase safety of metal implants Jul 12, 2016 | News Americas

New biomaterial research aims to increase safety of metal implants

SAN ANTONIO, USA: Two new research projects investigating biofilm corrosion in pipelines and an ultrasound drug delivery methodology have each received ...

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Interview: “We have to find something to prevent peri-implantitis” Jun 1, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “We have to find something to prevent peri-implantitis”

At the MIS Global Conference, which was held from 26 to 29 May in Barcelona in Spain, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Prof. Lior Shapira, chairman of the Department of Periodontics at the Hebrew University—Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem in Israel. In this interview, Shapira shares his views on contemporary implant dentistry and the developments that will shape the field.

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B+: MIS previews new implant surface at Global Conference May 31, 2016 | News Europe

B+: MIS previews new implant surface at Global Conference

BARCELONA, Spain: Only about one year after the launch of its revolutionary V3 Implant System, MIS Implants Technologies previewed its new B+ implant surface at the MIS Global Conference in Barcelona this past weekend. As preliminary research results indicate, the novel surface treatment enhances early osseointegration with greater fixation of the implant, helps maintain long-term implant stability and reduces the risk of implant failure significantly.

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Nobel Biocare Global Symposium: Implant dentistry event of the year May 12, 2016 | Business Americas

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium: Implant dentistry event of the year

NEW YORK, USA: At the invitation of global dental implant manufacturer Nobel Biocare, osseointegration scholars and dental professionals from all over the world will be gathering at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City from June 23 to 26 to explore the scientific and clinical aspects of the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium’s main theme, “Where innovation comes to life.”

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Interview: “We are working hard on targeting new markets” May 11, 2016 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “We are working hard on targeting new markets”

Dental implantology is in a constant state of change. New implants, surgical protocols and innovative materials present dental professionals with the challenge ...

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EAO accepting applications for certification programme May 4, 2016 | News Europe

EAO accepting applications for certification programme

PARIS, France: The European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) is currently accepting applications for the 2016 intake for its Certificate in Implant-Based ...

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A new sloped implant design for enhanced soft tissue support May 2, 2016 | FREE WEBINAR

A new sloped implant design for enhanced soft tissue support

LEIPZIG, Germany: The main objective in modern implantology is to maintain and support peri-implant osseous and soft tissue structures to combine long-term ...

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