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Jochen Mellinghoff: Esthetic advantages offered by 3.3 mm diameter ceramic implants for anterior dental restoration (Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant)

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:40+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

The restoration with zirconia implants is discussed due to improved material properties such as low plaque affinity and good biocompatibility as an alternative to titanium implants. This case report describes an esthetically appealing restoration in the premolar region of a young woman. Despite slight bone and soft tissue resorption, implantation without complicated bone augmentation was [...]

Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant: Prosthetic and surgical procedure, step by step by Dr. Stefan Röhling

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:42+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Education|

The Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant provides a highly esthetic and metal-free treatment alternative to implants made out of titanium. Its natural ivory color supports the use of implants in patients with a thinner mucosal biotype and/or a higher lip line smile. These two videos by Dr. S. Röhling guide you through the entire surgical and [...]

Straumann® CARES® high temperature furnaces Therm and Argotherm: meet the increased demand for zirconia and Cobalt-chrome restorations

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:43+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Dental Prosthetics, Digital Dentistry|

Straumann®‹ high temperature furnaces provide a variety of features combining easy operation and performance consistency. Space-saving designs with fully-automated, pre-programmed and customizable sintering programs make them ideal for the dental laboratory. Straumann® Therm for zirconia restorations ­ Optimally coordinated, fully automated sintering programmes for different restoration sizes Three stackable sintering bowls to maximize utilization ­ Four [...]

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 [...]

Michael Gahlert: Full ceramic implants – scientific evidence and clinical application (video lecture – 23:17 min)

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:44+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Dental Implants, Education, Products & Solutions, Trends|

Ceramic implants, out of zirconium-dioxide, have come in the focus of the discussion in the recent years. Compared to the well-established titanium implants, ceramic implants can now be used as a valuable alternative in clinical practice. Ceramic dental implants can offer new clinical opportunities, such as the treatment of challenging esthetic cases or for [...]

Florian Thieringer: Restoration of a lateral maxillar incisor, missing due to aplasia (Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant Ø 3,3 mm)

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:45+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants|

A 22-year old female patient suffered aplasia of both lateral maxillar incisors. After orthodontic treatment, the local dentist filled the intermediate spaces in regions 12 and 22 with two Implants. The patient came to our clinic with advanced peri-implantitis on the implant in region 22 (Figs. 1, 2). An impression was taken of the maxilla and [...]

Dirk Nolte: Esthetic restoration with Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implants

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:47+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Products & Solutions|

The restoration with zirconia implants is discussed due to improved material properties such as low plaque affinity and good biocompatibility as an alternative to titanium implants. This case report describes an esthetically appealing restoration in the premolar region of a young man. Despite slight bone and soft tissue resorption, implantation without complicated bone augmentation was [...]