News tagged with dental implants

Simple biomechanical test could aid implant success

The quality of the tissue-implant interface is key to the success of implant integration. High-output benchtop screening can help developers in assessing the complex interplay between biomaterials and the body to better prepare ...

Oct 11, 2017
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Chewing gum rapid test for inflammation

Dental implants occasionally entail complications. Six to 15 percent of patients develop an inflammatory response in the years after receiving a dental implant. This is caused by bacteria destroying the soft tissue and the ...

Aug 15, 2017
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Why some dental implants work and others don't

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that controls high blood pressure, ...

Oct 25, 2016
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Dental implants frequently lead to complications

Almost 8 percent of patients experience loss of at least one implant within ten years. Even more develop peri-implantitis. Patients with periodontitis run a greater risk of both implant loss and peri-implantitis. A doctoral ...

Nov 05, 2015
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Software can make dental implants faster and cheaper

There are several ways to manage a patient who is missing teeth, but some are better than others. Dental implants are high on the list of solutions, but they can be expensive and difficult to install. If those issues could ...

Sep 24, 2015
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