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Gary Finelle: Sealing Socket Abutment technique (SSA) – immediate implant placement in molar site (Straumann® Tissue Level Implant, botiss cerabone®, Variobase®)

By | January 16th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

A 65-year old woman presented at our clinic for implant and prosthetic restoration of upper left (#27) and lower left molars (#36, #37) (Fig. 1). The patient’s medical history revealed no contraindications to dental implant therapy and restorative treatment. According to the patient, her lower left molars had been extracted more than 30 years [...]

Augmentation of hard tissue – an overview of regenerative techniques in dentistry

By | January 12th, 2017|Dental Biomaterials, Science|

 

 

Correcting a qualitative or quantitative reduction in the bone bed before implantation can greatly improve the implant outcome. In addition to the gold standard of autologous bone grafting, the bone substitute materials currently available for this purpose can be subdivided into allogenic, xenogenic and alloplastic materials. Developments in the field of synthetic BSMs are [...]

Giovanni Zucchelli: Mucogingival surgery around teeth and implants in the anterior zone – why the goal is complete coverage (Straumann® Emdogain/botiss mucoderm®)

By | January 7th, 2017|Dental Biomaterials, Education, Science|

 

 

Gingival recession around teeth and soft tissue dehiscence around metallic implants are common grounds for dissatisfaction among patients. Exposure during smiling or function of portions of the root or implant surface are the main indications for surgical coverage procedures. Generally only the most coronal millimeter(s) of the recession is/are exposed during smiling or function, [...]

Tobias Wilck: One-piece and esthetically sensitive ceramic implants for the front teeth area (Straumann® Pure Ceramic Implant)

By | January 5th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

The following case report illustrates from experience how one-piece all-ceramic implants with one surface are comparable to the very well-documented Straumann® SLA® surfaces. The dental implant treatment in the anterior maxillary region took place in collaboration with Dr. Bettina Koch-Heinrici (Hamburg), who carried out the prosthetic restoration. PRODUCT INFORMATION BY THE MANUFACTURER The [...]

Prosthetic selection guide by clinical situation: select the right Straumann® abutment in just two steps

By | December 28th, 2016|Dental Prosthetics, Education|

 

 

Dental implant prosthetics or, more precisely, the process of abutment selection is often perceived as highly complex. But as soon as the patient’s clinical needs are brought back to the center stage of abutment selection, it becomes evident that the Straumann prosthetic range is not about “everything does everything” but about clear criteria for [...]

Jorge M. Galante: A combined procedure for post extraction implants with simultaneous bone and gingival regeneration and immediate temporary restoration

By | December 3rd, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

The purpose of this case report is to describe a multidisciplinary approach to tooth replacement in the aesthetic area. The challenge of this procedure is to perform, in a single session, the extraction of the tooth, the preparation of the osteotomy for implant insertion, and meticulous planning of the incision approach for the proper [...]

Straumann and maxon motor announce partnership to produce dental implant components by ceramic injection moulding (CIM)

By | November 23rd, 2016|Dental Implants, Trends|

 

 

Two leaders combine strengths to make ceramic implant treatments easier for dentists and more affordable for patients. Straumann to obtain 49% stake in joint venture company, subject to approval by German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt). First CIM components expected in the near term – pending favourable laboratory and clinical results and regulatory applications Basel, [...]

Roberto Sleiter/Nathalie Oppliger: Individually milled bone augmentation to restore masticatory function (botiss maxgraft® bonebuilder)

By | November 21st, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials|

 

 

The 72-year-old healthy male patient presented at our practice in mid-2014 with the aim of improving his dental situation (Fig. 1). His quality of life was substantially impaired by his very mobile upper and lower dentures. He wanted to improve his appearance and, in particular, achieve a stable fit of his dentures, ideally by [...]

Ulises Calderon/Stefan P. Hicklin: the Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant and the digital prosthetic workflow

By | November 14th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

The introduction of oxide ceramics in dentistry provided new treatment options for patients and clinicians. To date, zirconia has shown superior biomechanical properties compared to other oxide ceramics. Since it was introduced in dentistry, zirconia has been used as a framework material for all ceramic crowns and fixed dental prostheses (FDP), as well as [...]

Arndt Happe: Immediate restoration in the esthetic zone (Straumann® Bone Level Tapered Implant)

By | November 10th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

 

 

The patient, a 30 year-old female in good general systemic health, had experienced unsuccessful endodontic treatment and a failed restoration of tooth 22 (Figs. 1, 2). The remaining root was insufficient for retention of a crown and showed periapical complications. The patient had a high lip line when smiling, showing both the papillae and the [...]