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Monthly Archives: April 2014

André Schroeder Research Prize 2014

By | 2017-08-17T08:30:04+00:00 April 26th, 2014|Science|

Assistant Professor for Periodontics, Department of Preventive Dentistry, National University of Singapore. Registrar (Periodontics) at the Department of Dentistry, National University Hospital, Singapore. Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the Faculty of Dentistry at the National University of Singapore. Graduate of the Periodontics Program at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, USA. Master of [...]

Straumann – 60 years of scientific driven innovations

By | 2016-03-07T16:17:58+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Events|

The Institute Straumann has a long history of innovation and scientifically based product development leading to enhanced patient care. Professor Reinhard Straumann founded the Institute Straumann in 1954 based on two innovative special metal alloys that he patented for the Swiss watch industry. In the 1960’s Fritz Straumann, son of Reinhard began working with the [...]

Is the dogma of using the largest diameter still valid? Straumann® Roxolid Implants

By | 2015-05-15T14:26:44+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Dental Implants, Education, Events, Products & Solutions|

Implant dimensions have been in the focus of clinical discussions in the last years. Hardware modifycations with modern alloys like Roxolid and modified implant neck design have led to increased interest in this topic. Especially the possible reduction of the rate of augmentations is of high interest and might reduce patient morbidity and costs. This [...]

Because length matters – short dental implants

By | 2017-08-17T08:30:05+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Dental Implants, Events, Products & Solutions, Trends|

Patient wellbeing is in the center of modern implant dentistry. Success of treatment and long-term maintenance of the result are two important factors. Equally important is the stress inflicted on the patient resulting from therapy. Treatment pathways associated with lower morbidity, and costs and time are progressively preferred. In this context an increasing body of [...]

Innovation management: recognizing and implementing innovation potential at an early stage

By | 2017-08-17T08:30:05+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Interviews, Trends|

The Straumann Idea Portal – turning ideas into innovations Sometimes good ideas come by chance and sometimes by dint of hard work . However, they rarely come just when you need them. So how do companies manage to find the necessary flash of inspiration to turn a multitude of ideas into new, marketable products and services? Straumann is the first company in [...]