Category: Science

Overcoming obstacles

Dr. Helms discusses the molecular mechanisms of bone formation, implications for immediate implants and interesting directions for further long-term research.

/ February 21, 2018

Thumbs up for creos xenoprotect

The full results of a study highlighting the efficacy of the creos xenoprotect membrane are now available via open access.

/ February 20, 2018

Extraction and osseointegration

Contribution of the periodontal ligament to osteotomy repair and implant osseointegration.

/ February 13, 2018

The importance of preserving the peri-implant soft tissue barrier

Dr. France Lambert discusses the soft tissue barrier and how the On1 concept may minimize peri-implant complications.

/ January 7, 2018
TiUnite implant surface

Peri-implantitis and implant surfaces – fact vs. fiction

It can be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to implant surfaces and their relationship with peri-implantitis.

/ November 22, 2017

Why biology must not be ‘plan B’ for dental implants

Dental professionals must change their thinking when considering soft tissue adhesion around implants and certain involved components such as healing abutments.

/ November 7, 2017

Why a precision-fit implant-abutment interface matters

We discussed the implant-abutment interface with Prof. Dr. Karl to learn more about why precision matters and the risks of overlooking it.

/ November 2, 2017
implant abutment stability

Non-original abutments are “a lottery that you cannot win”: research into micromotion at the implant-abutment interface

The NobelProcera implant-abutment interface showed low initial micromotion and a better dental implant stability in a recent study.

/ September 27, 2017