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Interviews

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

By | 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 | 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. [...]

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

By | 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. [...]

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

By | 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. [...]

Sergio Piano: “With the Straumann® Pro Arch protocol, the patient is already reassured of the final result from the very beginning of the procedure”

By | January 19th, 2017|Dental Prosthetics, Interviews|

 

 

An interview with Dr. Sergio Piano, Italy. The “Straumann® Pro Arch” concept is an efficient and simple method to treat the edentulous patient with immediate loading, providing a rehabilitation that not only produces high-quality esthetic results but also proves cost-effective. This concept, supported by scientific literature, strongly focuses on the pre-operative planning, allowing for [...]

Richard J. Miron: “Biologics are becoming more and more routine in everyday practice” (Straumann® Emdogain®)

By | November 3rd, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Interviews, Trends|

 

 

Following his recent review in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology on twenty years of Enamel matrix derivative, Dr. Richard J. Miron shares with us in an interview some insights on the past, present and the future of Emdogain® and of biologics in dentistry. The full length publication free of charge can be requested here. [...]

Surgical event in Warsaw: Testimonials from clinicians and mentors (Straumann® Pro Arch/Bone Level Tapered Implant)

By | October 6th, 2016|Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics, Education, Events, Interviews|

 

 

March 2016: together with our Polish Distributor, Schmidtdental (www.schmidt-dental.pl), Straumann set up a 4-day surgical event (read the review) with 22 patients (27 edentulous jaw cases) in Warsaw. Lead by Dr. Krzysztof Chmielewski, 15 selected clinicians took part in this event, which put to the test of daily practice the Straumann® Bone Level Tapered [...]

Original components: “Seemingly ‘similar’ parts from different manufacturers can have serious performance differences“

By | August 18th, 2016|Dental Prosthetics, Interviews, Products & Solutions|

 

 

On the occasion of the recent publication of his latest research in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants*, Professor J. Robert Kelly, a renowned material scientist from the University of Connectitut, was kind enough to grant us an interview. The cited study and the conclusions drawn from it once more show that not all implant [...]

Sven-Olaf Börner: Environmental dentistry – what is the role of ceramic implants?

By | May 24th, 2016|Dental Implants, Interviews, Products & Solutions, Science, Trends|

 

 

“Environmental dentistry is a new interdisciplinary field encompassing dentists, other medical specialists and dental technicians. The focus of environmental dentistry is on the holistic dental treatment of chronically ill patients, as well as the application of individual preventive treatment concepts with the aim of preventing or relieving chronic inflammatory diseases, including those not related [...]

From a Swedish biotech lab to gold standard in periodontal tissue regeneration – an interview with Prof. Lars Hammarström and Dr. Stina Gestrelius (Straumann® Emdogain®)

By | May 1st, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Interviews, Science|

 

 

Since its introduction twenty years ago, more than 2 million patients around the world have been treated for periodontal disease with Emdogain®, which has not only become the gold standard in periodontal tissue regeneration, but is also one of the best researched dental treatments currently available. Twenty years have passed since Emdogain®’s market [...]