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3 things I wish I knew when starting my implant center
January 16, 2019 -- When Dr. Edward Harsini started his implant clinic, he knew it would not be an easy task. Three successful years later, he can help you avoid the mistakes he made, whether you are in the implant field or not. In this Second Opinion, he shares some key information he wishes he knew when he was starting out.  Discuss
2 implant companies to merge
January 7, 2019 -- Dental implant companies Keystone Dental and Paltop Advanced Dental Solutions have announced an agreement to merge.
SICAT now independent from Dentsply Sirona
January 2, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has agreed that software and hardware manufacturer SICAT will be taken over by SICAT's current management. The agreement took effect on January 1, 2019.
How do results with narrow-diameter implants measure up?
November 28, 2018 -- How well do narrow-diameter implants perform compared with regular-diameter ones? Are crestal bone loss and survival rates similar? Since research is limited and contradictory in this area, one investigator performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to learn more.  Discuss
Can CAD/CAM framework support a full-arch fixed prosthesis?
November 21, 2018 -- Is a CAD/CAM framework an alternative to a cast framework when restoring an edentulous arch? A new study followed 15 patients with 20 edentulous arches for almost four years to find out.  Discuss
Implant surgery company hits sales milestone
November 15, 2018 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis has announced the sale of its 20th robot-assisted surgical system.  Discuss
How much titanium does peri-implantitis tissue contain?
October 25, 2018 -- Titanium exposure and scaling have become suspects in the worsening of peri-implantitis, but the actual concentration of titanium in tissues surrounding an implant has remained unclear. To learn more, researchers examined the titanium contained in tissue from patients with severe peri-implantitis.  Discuss
5 key takeaways for dental implant imaging
October 22, 2018 -- Dental imaging is getting better all the time, but how do you know that your implant planning and treatment tools are accurate? Top dental implantology experts sought to answer that question at the International Team for Implantology's ITI Consensus Conference in Amsterdam.  Discuss
Short vs. long implants: How do the results measure up?
September 28, 2018 -- How do the long-term results of short implants compare with those of long implants placed after maxillary sinus augmentation? To get a clear look at the risks and benefits of each, researchers conducted a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that directly compared the two methods.  Discuss
Henry Schein invests in 3 implant companies
September 25, 2018 -- Henry Schein has announced plans to acquire or secure a majority interest in three dental implant companies.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
Conferences
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2019 Annual Meeting
March 13-16
Washington, DC, District of Columbia United States
Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) 2019 Annual Meeting
April 4-6
Dallas, Texas United States
Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing Hawaii Cruise
April 6-13
Honolulu, Hawaii United States