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Dental Implants

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. [...]

André Callegari: Immediate placement of Straumann® Bone Level Roxolid® SLActive® implant in esthetic zone, followed by final restoration using Straumann® CARES® Digital Solutions

By | April 27th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Digital Dentistry|

 

 

“Despite the complications in this case, resulting in the need to activate the implant on the eighteenth day post-placement, the Bone Level Roxolid® SLActive® provided a very satisfactory outcome, demonstrating its stability, superior strength and surface treatment, even under extreme circumstances.” Dr. André Callegari PRODUCT INFORMATION BY THE MANUFACTURER We are continuously evolving [...]

Stefanie Seitz: Application of the Straumann® n!ce™ glass ceramic material for a single crown restoration in the maxilla

By | April 25th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Digital Dentistry|

 

 

"This case utilizing n!ce™ was, in fact, nice. It achieved an excellent clinical result, and more restorations, including traditional fixed restorations, are planned for the future." Dr. Stefanie Seitz PRODUCT INFORMATION BY THE MANUFACTURER Straumann® n!ce™ is Straumann’s fully crystallized glass-ceramic.  Building on our technological experience of six decades, we offer [...]

José Manuel Losada: Post extraction implant placement with bone and soft tissue graft combined with immediate provisionalization in a damaged socket (BLT/Variobase)

By | April 12th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

This case shows that, while it is necessary to continue to deepen and analyze this procedure in the long term, the results obtained to date are equivalent to, or more favorable than, those achieved when procedures are performed in stages. These results have been very motivating to continue to deepen this therapeutic strategy. The [...]

Andrea Pandolfi: Reducing invasiveness with a Straumann® Bone Level 3.3 mm narrow-diameter implant and botiss mucoderm®

By | April 12th, 2017|Biomaterials, Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

In this case, the patient refused to have the bone volume increased by means of a block graft or GBR technique in a two-step approach. Therefore she was offered a less invasive protocol with a single surgical step and a minimally invasive flap, GBR and use of botiss mucoderm® for horizontal tissue augmentation. [...]

Michael Kristensen: Straumann® Novaloc® attachments on 4 Straumann® RN/NNC for retention of full upper denture with palatal reduction. A case report

By | March 30th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics|

 

 

In the present case, four Straumann® RN/NNC implants with Straumann® Novaloc® attachments added high retention to a full upper denture. The four implants were placed almost parallel, making it an easy case for the dental technician as well. Sometimes the anatomy of the residual upper ridge gives the implants in the front an anterior [...]

Angel Moreno: All-Records-in-One® for immediate loading – a novel technique for manufacturing a full-arch, fixed, implant-supported provisional restoration in the surgical office (Straumann® Bone Level Tapered Implant)

By | March 20th, 2017|Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics|

 

 

This case report presents an immediate-loading procedure as an innovative application for the newly described “All-Records-in-One®” impression technique*. This method allows us to fabricate a temporary implant-supported restoration for an edentulous patient in a quick, accurate and comfortable manner for both patients and clinicians. As the procedure is entirely prosthodontically driven, it is highly [...]

The social factors of implant therapy (ITI Online Academy Learning Pathway)

By | March 13th, 2017|Dental Implants, Practice & Lab Building|

 

 

When a patient suffers loss of teeth, social, psychological and physical well-being are all impacted. Social and psychological factors, in particular, play a significant yet often overlooked role in the success or failure of dental implant therapy. A Learning Pathway of the ITI Online Academy addresses the non-biological factors that affect treatment outcomes: • Social [...]