Contact Info

Peter Merian-Weg 12

Phone: +41 61 965 11 11

Web: www.straumann.com

zirconia abutment

Ron Leehacharoenkul: Esthetic tooth replacement (Straumann® Bone Level Implant)

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:39+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics|

Self-Directed Learning (SDL), a process by which individuals take the initiative – with or without the assistance of others – in diagnosing their own learning needs and formulating learning goals, has been identified as an essential skill for clinicians. As dental clinicians, our busy patient schedules and time constraints prevent us from updating our [...]

Julia-Gabriela Wittneben: About Zirconia abutments

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:43+00:00 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 | 2017-08-17T08:29:43+00:00 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 [...]

Clinical review: Straumann® CARES® Zirconium Dioxide Abutment

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:44+00:00 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 [...]

Mariano A. Polack/ Joseph M. Arzadon: Immediate replacement of primary maxillary right canine with a Roxolid® implant

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:59+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Dental Prosthetics|

A 39-year old female with non-remarkable medical history presented for extraction of the non-restorable primary maxil- lary right canine (53) and implant replacement (Figs. 1–3). Tooth in Regio 13 had been removed over 20 years ago because of high impaction. PICTURE DOCUMENTATION PROCEDURE Treatment planning. A delayed implant [...]