NEWS on dental, oral implants

WHO statements for Oral Health

Oral diseases, while largely preventable, pose a major health burden for many countries and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death. It is estimated that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people. Untreated dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth is the most common health...

Which antibiotics for endocarditis prophylaxis in oral implantology?

Endocarditis is an infectious disease of the inner lining of the heart (endocardium). It is frequently associated with severe progression (high morbidity) and often with a poor prognosis (high mortality). Therefore, antibiotics have been prescribed for prophylaxis in patients with a risk profile for endocarditis for more than 50 years....

Zygoma implants in maxillary atrophy

The Zygoma implant was originally introduced by Brånemark in 1989 for the oral rehabilitation of patients who had undergone maxillectomy. It later evolved into an alternative treatment to avoid more extensive bone augmentations prior to masticatory rehabilitation of edentulous atrophic maxillae. This approach represents an adequate stabilization system in which...

Clinical outcomes of dental implants in patients with and without history of periodontitis: A 20-year prospective study

Aim To present the 20-year clinical outcomes of tissue-level implants in partially edentulous patients previously treated for periodontitis and in periodontally healthy patients (PHP). Material and Methods The original population consisted of 149 partially edentulous patients consecutively enrolled in a private specialist practice and divided into three groups: PHP, moderately...

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 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 Treatment recommendations after organ transplantation (german guideline)

This information is primarily intended for practitioners (physicians, dentists) involved in organ transplantation to facilitate coordinated care by the otherwise separate disciplines. The text is an abridged version of a detailed German guideline (here). Find recommendations for patients before transplantation here. Dental therapies in the first six months after the...