Category: Science

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Evidence matters – Highlights from 2019 scientific literature

Implant dentistry is a continually evolving field and, in 2019, Nobel Biocare unveiled several major innovations – all backed by scientific evidence. At Nobel Biocare,...

/ December 16, 2019

All-on-4® treatment concept: High rates of long-term clinical success

Scientific Affairs on November  2019 As global life expectancy continues to rise, our aging populations face increasing burdens of chronic disease and disability. Edentulism is a...

/ November 22, 2019

Why abutment surface matters for soft tissue health

As many of us already know, dental implants are designed to facilitate an optimal level of osseointegration. However, there’s another factor that is also of...

/ November 7, 2019

“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