July 15, 2021
Geometry of the bone present can make implant placement challenging. This can be especially true in the anterior, where the angle of the ridge requires a different trajectory than that of the prosthetic axis that will be used during restoration.1 Both the maxillary and mandibular ridge tip to the facial aspect, requiring implant placement that is not vertical in position. This can become more complicated in a site that is either edentulous or undergoing significant periodontal changes to the bone present, as the facial aspect is lost first, shifting the trajectory of the available bone present.
March 17, 2021
Dental Tribune America sat down with Dr. Ole T. Jensen, founder of Ditron Dental USA, which just began commercial operations last October, to learn a little more about the company and its plans for the future.
February 18, 2021
Wish your marketing company delivered qualified implant patients instead of leads? For years, dentists have been marketing for dental implants in the exact same way: Advertising a special offer or a free consultation, sending patients to a website and hoping they contact you.
January 14, 2021
This article is by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS; Renato Rossi Jr., DMD, MSc, PhD; and Maria del Pilar Rios. DMD. MSc. PhD
October 9, 2020
Osseous grafting needs to be performed in some clinical situations. This may vary from socket preservation following extraction, repair of bone loss at the furcation, filling voids between the socket walls and implant when immediate implants are planned, sinus augmentation to treatment of exposed implant threads. These are managed by use of osseous particles, which can be allografts, autografts, xenografts or even synthetic materials.
September 30, 2020
Since 2000, more than 6 million robotic-assisted surgeries have taken place across multiple medical specialties, including cardiovascular, neurology and orthopedics. But surgical robotics have only recently been available to dentists.
March 19, 2020
Dental implants are placed either utilizing a one-stage approach (healing abutment placed at implant placement) or a two-stage approach (implant is covered by soft tissue at time of placement) and modification of the soft tissue to expose the implant fully may be required.
March 15, 2020
This case involved a simple placement of an implant in a site with adequate bone in an overall healthy patient. The case is significant in that it was the first case ever worldwide using the ZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant System.