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December 2017

Air Techniques Introduces Mojave LT Compact Dry Vacuum

29-12-2017

Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, has announced their latest dry vacuum system, the Mojave LT. The new Mojave LT was on display at the Air Techniques Booth 3401 during the Greater New York Dental Meeting. The Mojave LT is Air Techniques’ latest technological achievement for their …

Whip Mix Introduces VeriModel OS 3D Print Resin

29-12-2017

Whip Mix recently introduced the VeriModel OS 3D Print Resin, a methacrylate based 3D print resin which is made especially for dental models. It can be printed on any open DLP system with a 385 nm light source, according to a press release. The accurate, stable resin offers high detail resolution, low shrinkage and durability to handle any …

Immediate Loading: What’s In It For The Patient And Practice?

28-12-2017

by: Suvi Rantanen Depending on the indication it can take between three to twelve months to complete dental implant treatment, with potentially multiple trips to the dentist required for various elements of the process. When appropriate, immediate implant placement and immediate implant loading offer an opportunity to shorten time-to-teeth and …

Geistlich Bio-Oss® Collagen + Geistlich Bio-Gide® = Clinical Research Award

28-12-2017

At the 2017 meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) in Boston, the authors of the 2016 published article by Scheyer et al. with the title “A randomised, controlled, multicenter clinical trial of post-extraction alveolar ridge preservation” won the Clinical Research Award as an outstanding recently published scientific …

Harmonised And Optimised Screws

27-12-2017

BEGO Implant Systems will be changing its technician screws from a slot and hexagonal screw head to a single hexagonal screw head from the first quarter of 2018. Right from the inception of the Semados® implant system, BEGO Implant Systems has maintained the view that two screws should be supplied with the prosthetic components for safety …

Changing Sides During "Future Day" At Geistlich Pharma

26-12-2017

National "Future Day" was a busy time at Geistlich Pharma again this year. Around twenty girls and boys accompanied their parents to work on 9th November. In keeping with the slogan of “changing sides”, the children learned about gender-atypical careers and work areas. The highlight of the day offered something for everyone: going to …

Dr. Michael J Wei, NYC Dentist, Receives Dental Fellowship Award

26-12-2017

Dr. Michael J. Wei, a New York City Dentist, was inducted as a Fellow into the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE) on 27th November 2017, in a ceremony that took place at the Harmonie Club in Manhattan. Dr. Wei is a prominent Cosmetic and Restorative Dentist in New York City.The IADFE recognises outstanding achievement in the …

Taking The All-on-4® Treatment Concept To The Next Level

25-12-2017

by: Chris Kendall A revolution when it was first introduced almost two decades ago,(1) the multiple benefits of the All-on-4® treatment concept are now well proven(2-7). A key enabler of the concept today is the Multi-unit Abutment, a catalyst of the trend for restoring multiple teeth using tilted implant placement. First developed by Nobel …