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Clinical review: Straumann® CARES® Zirconium Dioxide Abutment

By | July 20th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Science|

 

 

Zirconia (zirconium dioxide, ZrO2) is a popular material in restorative dentistry for implant abutments due to its superior mechanical properties compared to other ceramics (Manicone et al., 2007). The whitish color allows for highly esthetic dental restorations especially in the anterior maxilla and for patients with thin mucosal biotype. An increasing number of third-party [...]

Young ITI Germany, version 2.0: Casting off towards new shores

By | June 15th, 2016|Education, Events, Science, Trends|

 

 

Best practice in the promotion of the young generation: the Young ITI Meeting – an event series of the ITI Section Germany – offers its participants young, but experienced lecturers as well as contemporary topics, addressing the expectations and requirements of the young generation. The collegial atmosphere is suitable for an easy exchange between lecturers [...]

Maximilian Ackermann and Andreas Pabst: Imaging the vasculature – 3D insights into anatomy

By | June 5th, 2016|Education, News, Science|

 

 

Angiogenesis is of great importance in implant dentistry and plays an important role in the osseointegration process. It is the mechanism by which new blood vessels develop from a pre-existing vasculature. A presentation with 3D images by German clinicians Maximilian Ackermann and Andreas Pabst from the University of Mainz provides fascinating details from the microcosm [...]

Rising stars sought in YoungProAward 2016 – apply now!

By | May 25th, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Events, News, Science|

 

 

Straumann and botiss biomaterials are pleased to announce the opening of the YoungProAward in Regenerative Dentistry 2016 with the aim of fostering the development of young dental professionals in the field of regenerative dentistry and dental biomaterials research. We cordially invite applications for the 2016 Award, in the form of written abstracts presenting original [...]

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 [...]

Clinical review: Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant – more than pure esthetics

By | April 27th, 2016|Dental Implants, Products & Solutions, Science|

 

 

Nowadays, patients are more esthetic and health conscious than ever before (Montero et al., 2014). Healthy-looking oral soft tissues and bright teeth are considered a prerequisite for a beautiful smile and self-esteem, adding directly to health-related quality of life (Bennadi and Reddy, 2013; Klages et al., 2004; Pithon et al., 2014). The Straumann® PURE [...]

Michel Dard: The clinical relevance of integrated developmental research for dental implants

By | March 31st, 2016|Dental Implants, Education, Science|

 

 

Hot off the press editorial from the “Advances in Dental Research®” journal, Vol. 28, No. 1, March 2016 on the topic “Integrative Performance Analysis for Dental Implant Research”. The topic “clinical relevance of integrated developmental research for dental implants” was initially addressed at a multidisciplinary symposium during the 93rd General Session & Exhibition of the [...]

International Team for Implantology statement: Considerations to avoid augmentation procedures for fixed restorations of edentulous dental arches

By | March 31st, 2016|Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics, Science|

 

 

For the edentulous mandible, the literature supports immediate loading of 4 to 6 implants with a moderately rough surface along with a fixed dental prostheses. There is sufficient evidence that posterior implants can be placed in a tilted inclination where the bone ridge height does not allow for a straight implant to be placed. [...]

Staale Petter Lyngstadaas: New areas of application in soft tissue healing for oral surgery procedures (Straumann® Emdogain®)

By | March 24th, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Science|

 

 

"In 2015, Straumann® Emdogain® celebrated its 20th anniversary. Introduced in 1995, it was clear from the start that the product provides more benefits than just inducing periodontal regeneration. The stimulation of a wide variety of cell types and regenerative processes that was observed offers exciting new possibilities for exploiting the full potential of this [...]