Category: Science

“Some people claim implants are just commodity products…I fear this is a major threat to implants today.” Why company-organized research matters for greater knowledge in implantology.

Prof. Tomas Albrektsson, MD, PhD, ODhc, RCPSG began working on dental implants with Per-Ingvar Brånemark in 1967 and has since published many papers on osseointegration....

/ September 18, 2019

How do hydrophilic surfaces speed up the healing process?

A considerable number of studies have shown that cells attach better to hydrophilic surfaces than to hydrophobic surfaces. But what, exactly, is hydrophilicity? Here, we...

/ August 30, 2019

What’s your favorite color? A quick guide to surface anodization

Implant and abutment surface characteristics may be crucial, yet they can be difficult to see with the naked eye. However, the newly developed Xeal and...

/ August 8, 2019

What do cars, space travel and dental implants have in common? 3 things you should know about surface chemistry

We may take it for granted, but surface chemistry impacts our everyday lives – including dental implants. Here are 3 things you need to know...

/ February 28, 2019

How rough is rough? Why implant surface matters at every level for patients

It’s the interface between living and inanimate; it’s where biology meets chemistry. Find out why surface matters – and at every level

/ January 25, 2019
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Dental implant surface treatments: What you need to know

When considering the factors that can affect dental implant success both long and short term, one of the most crucial is undoubtedly the implant’s surface.

/ November 15, 2018

The implant surface and long-term survival

Prof. Wennerberg's recent systematic review evaluates the reported survival rate and marginal bone loss of implants with modified surfaces, including Nobel Biocare’s TiUnite implant surface,...

/ October 22, 2018
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TiUnite surface implants come out on top

In a newly published study comparing five implant surfaces, TiUnite has come out on top.

/ September 20, 2018