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An in-office-fabricated implant surgical guide corrected using CBCT

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.

Interview: ‘We believe that there is still innovation to come for dental implants’

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.

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Firegang redefines implant marketing

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.

Use of a decalcified cortical bone plate to aid in lateral ridge augmentation

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

Creation of gummy bone to improve osseous graft handling and healing by incorporation of PRP

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.

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Periodontist becomes one of first to use surgical robotics when placing implants

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.

Predictable implant uncovery with diode laser

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.

The next generation: Two-piece, metal-free screwed ZERAMEX XT

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.

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