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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wiebe Derksen: Application of the Straumann® BLT Ø 2,9 mm implant in the esthetic zone

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:27+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

The restoration design described in this case report guarantees a biocompatible transmucosal zone and prevents cement excess. Bone remodeling is reduced thanks to the asymmetrical Variobase® abutment and this biocompatible restoration design (Fig. 19). The new implant diameter gives us clinicians the opportunity to provide our patients with clinically acceptable implant restorations even in [...]

Rocking implant dentistry: Live from the ITI World Symposium 2017 Basel – May 4-6

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:27+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Events, Science|

Basel, Switzerland, is this week’s world capital of implant dentistry. Dental professionals from all over the world are gathering at the ITI World Symposium 2017, the largest to date, with almost five thousand participants. Over the next three days, 101 speakers and moderators will share their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm at the biggest implant [...]

Live from the ITI World Symposium 2017: Urs Belser on the future of implant dentistry

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:27+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics, Interviews, Science, Trends|

Basel is a hotspot for art and architecture, and dentistry is a kind of art. Switzerland plays an important role in implant dentistry which is constantly evolving towards digitization and has to deal with increasing patient expectations. Urs Belser's hope for the future of our field is that prevention and biological thinking become center [...]

Live from the ITI World Symposium 2017: Bilal Al-Nawas on Reducing Invasiveness

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:27+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Dental Implants, Interviews, Science, Trends|

For the patient, the question "How much do I suffer?" remains crucial when it comes to dental implant therapy. Expectations have evolved while surgical techniques and the "hardware" have become more and more refined and sophisticated. Bilal Al-Nawas welcomes the trend towards smaller implants and observes the increasing importance of biomaterials. Professor [...]

Live from the ITI World Symposium: Charlotte Stilwell on edentulous patient treatment

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:28+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics, Events, Interviews, Trends|

Nowadays, people are older when the need for dental restoration becomes acute, compared to past decades. Charlotte Stilwell emphasizes that good oral function is a human right and dentists have to obtain and develop the skills necessary to maintain and restore this essential quality of life in the most appropriate way. Charlotte [...]

Live from the ITI World Symposium 2017: German Gallucci on digital dentistry

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:28+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Digital Dentistry, Events, Interviews, Trends|

German Gallucci states that digital dentistry is here to stay and that this technology can and should be used by every dental practicioner. It doesn't change biologics but it changes the way things are done and shared in the team, providing more information and thus more possibilities of intervention, more safety and more patient involvement. [...]

Live from the ITI World Symposium: WIN – women taking over!

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:28+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Events, Trends|

In October 2016, female dentists from different, mainly European countries met in Zurich, Switzerland, for the 1st “Women in Dentistry” (WIN) workshop where they shared their views on female empowerment in dentistry in a workshop. 8 months later, this initiative has been extended to an international level and more than 60 women from all [...]