Tag: xeal

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