The Densah® Bur technology is based on a novel biomechanical bone preparation technique called “osseodensification.”Read Clinical Study
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Charles M. Cobb, DDS, MS, PhD, and Peter Vitruk, PhD, quantify implant surface decontamination parameters Abstract Background: As dental implants become a routine part of dental practice, so too will the prevalence of peri-implant diseases. Inherent to the treatment of peri-implant disease is the removal of microbial biofilms from the implant surface. Currently, there is …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Paul Tipton discusses the advances in full arch implant restorations and presents a case study demonstrating how they can be applied to improve facial esthetics For many years, the holy grail of implant prosthodontics has been a passive fit of the bridge framework onto titanium implants. The original Brånemark protocol (1981) relied heavily on this …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Peter K. Moy discusses a product that helps determine proper implant loading time Over the years, there have been many developments in the field of implant dentistry that help to improve clinical outcomes, such as new implant surfaces, innovations in implant design and components, and advanced grafting products and techniques for site development. [userloggedin] …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Bernard Touati offers his insights into effective techniques and procedures for soft tissue management in the anterior region In the following article, I will do my best to explain the main factors influencing hard and soft tissue remodeling around implants and make suggestions on how to achieve optimal integration in the esthetic zone. Among …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Mark Willings and dental technician Steve Campbell describe how they worked in partnership to replace a patient’s “hated” denture T his article describes one of the cases treated with the Astra Tech Implant System™ EV during its “ambassador program” — a pre-launch evaluation of what the manufacturer calls the “latest step in the system’s continuous …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Peter Vitruk delves into the science behind ablative soft tissue lasers IntroductionThe much praised clinical benefits and ease of use of surgical and dental lasers are enjoyed by millions of patients & by tens of thousands of physicians, dentists, and veterinarians worldwide. [userloggedin] State-of-the-art modern-day soft tissue lasers have made many soft tissue procedures …Read Clinical Study
Drs. Gregori M. Kurtzman and Douglas F. Dompkowski illustrate an approach that can avoid complications Introduction The posterior maxilla presents with a common problem clinically following tooth extraction or crestal bone loss resulting in loss of osseous height sufficient to place implants. [userloggedin] Resorptive patterns in some patients along with sinus enlargement result in minimal …Read Clinical Study