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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 [...]

Straumann extends its guarantee for all metal abutments to lifelong, and to 10 years for Novaloc® abutments

By | September 14th, 2016|Dental Prosthetics, News|

 

 

Straumann users know: for every restoration with original Straumann components, they can rely on quality and outstanding precision, benefiting from Straumann’s proven quality. The Straumann Guarantee has now been extended to a lifelong warranty for metal abutments, and to 10 years for Straumann® Novaloc® abutments. This means that every abutment is replaced with an [...]

Julia-Gabriela Wittneben: About Zirconia abutments

By | August 20th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Prosthetics, Digital Dentistry, Education, Products & Solutions|

 

 

In this presentation, Julia-Gabriela Wittneben discusses the clinical indications and advantages of zirconium-dioxide implant abutments. She provides an overview on existing clinical guidelines and recommendations and shows also a case example with 5-year follow-up.  Dr. Wittneben states: „In the anterior region a CAD/CAM individualized abutment made of zirconium dioxide is beneficial for the final esthetic [...]

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 [...]

Julia-Gabriela Wittneben: Abutment selection and long-term success

By | August 4th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Prosthetics, Products & Solutions|

 

 

The selection of the implant abutment for each individual patient case is an important part of the implant-prosthetic treatment phase. Long-term clinical studies on fixed implant-supported reconstructions show low technical complication rates regarding the abutment itself [1]. In this article, Julia-Gabriela Wittneben discusses different implant abutment types, the various abutment materials, and their clinical [...]

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 [...]

Straumann® Original Quality Label: Show that your lab does not compromise on quality and precision

By | May 12th, 2016|Dental Prosthetics, Practice & Lab Building|

 

 

In partnership with Straumann, your lab can benefit from innovative products and tailored services that will make your daily work easier and more efficient, while further strengthening your position within the treatment team. Learn more on how you can make your lab stand out with our new Straumann® ­Original Quality label. Dental technicians resemble [...]

Straumann and Sirona collaborate to offer a broader range of CAD/CAM prosthetic options

By | October 29th, 2015|Dental Prosthetics, News, Trends|

 

 

Straumann and Sirona Dental Systems have signed a collaboration agreement that enables dental practices to produce individualized implant prosthetics chairside using Straumann Variobases supported by Sirona’s CEREC system. At the same time, Sirona lab customers will be able to use Straumann’s centralized milling option as a ‘trusted partner’ in the Sirona inLab workflow. Increasing popularity [...]