NEWS on dental, oral implants

Artificial intelligence supports the production of facial implants

A research group at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) is using artificial intelligence (AI) to create individual facial implants. Instead of designing a model from scratch for each patient, as has been the case in the past, in the future we will be able to use AI to access...

Clinical approach of ceramic dental implants

Ceramic implants establish in modern dental implantology as a supplement to the treatment spectrum with titanium implants. An increasing interest can be observed not only on the part of health-conscious patients, but also in the dental profession due to the biological advantages. The large number of participants in an extensive...

Dental implant failure rates in patients with self-reported allergy to penicillin

In a number of previous studies, patients with reported penicillin allergies have been documented to experience higher rates of dental implant failure than those who had not reported this allergy. The authors of this study aimed to determine whether an increased risk of implant failure is associated with patient-reported penicillin...

Dental implant prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica

Some rare diseases with oral manifestations warrant fixed/implant-supported restorations - a case report Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica (DEB) describes a form of hereditary epidermolysis bullosa (EB), which is characterized by fragility of the skin and mucous membranes and manifests itself with blistering. In connection with dental and oral surgical procedures, blistering...

Implant-supported restorative therapy in a Swedish population

Replacing missing teeth through implant-supported restorative therapy is a common treatment procedure. While high survival rates have been reported, complications affecting the implant and/or the implant- supported reconstructions may occur. Such biological or technical complications require additional investment in treatment. Out of a cohort of 596 subjects, the proportion of...

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchung steril verpackter Medizinprodukte

100 original verpackte Zahnimplantate wurden mit einem Rasterelektronenmikroskop auf Rückstände untersucht. Folgende Materialien wurden gefunden: Metallische Partikel mit deutlichen Anteilen von Kupfer, Zinn, Chrom, Eisen, Wolfram und Nickel. Filmische Rückstände und kohlenstoffhaltige Partikel. Chemikalien wie z. B. Erucamid, Dodecylbenzolsulfonsäure. Der Autor diskutiert die medizinische Relevanz dieser Befunde. Author(s) Source Duddeck...

Scientific investigation of sterile packaged medical devices (german original)

100 originally packaged dental implants were examined for residues using a scanning electron microscope.  The following materials were found: Metallic particles with significant amounts of copper, tin, chromium, iron, tungsten and nickel. Filmic residues and carbon containing particles. Chemicals such as erucamide, dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid. The author discusses the medical...

New drug to regenerate lost teeth

Tooth loss is a widespread problem in adults and results in poor quality of life. Currently, solutions to this problem include artificial teeth and implants. But these aren’t as good as “real teeth,” and they don’t markedly improve quality of life. Now, scientists from Japan have made a discovery that...

Regeneration therapy for lost teeth

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