implants - international magazine of oral implantology erscheint seit dem Jahr 2000 quartalsweise in einer Auflage von 10.000 Exemplaren. Mit Lesern in rund 100 Ländern ist implants heute eine der weltweit meist verbreiteten dentalen Fachpublikationen. Das in Kooperation mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zahnärztliche Implantologie e.V. (DGZI), der ältesten europäischen implantologischen Fachgesellschaft, herausgegebene Magazin stellt sich in den Dienst des internationalen Know-how-Transfers auf dem Gebiet der dentalen Implantologie. Die Leser erhalten durch anwenderorientierte Fallberichte, wissenschaftliche Studien und komprimierte Produktinformationen ein regelmäßiges Update aus der Welt der internationalen Implantologie. Einen besonderen Stellenwert haben in diesem Zusammenhang vor allem Berichte über die international stattfindenden Fachkongresse und Symposien sowie die internationalen Aktivitäten der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zahnärztliche Implantologie, die mit ihren eigenen und assoziierten Mitgliedern Bestandteil eines 11.000 Implantologiespezialisten umfassenden Netzwerkes ist.
Safe and effective alterna tives to sinus elevation in the atrophic posterior maxilla Part II - A master thesis
Dr Adel A Chidiac, Kuwait
Maxillary sinus elevation and bone augmentation are acceptable techniques that may provide sufficient bone quantity and quality for implant support in the posterior atrophic maxilla (Wallace SS et al. 2003). Yet, given the morbidity risk plus cost and time consuming effects, these techniques are to be reconsidered. Simpler and safer protocols are therefore required for the posterior maxilla where bone resorption, deficient posterior alveolar ridge, and increased pneumatisation of the sinus all result in a minimal hard tissue bed thus render implant placement difficult (Frank R et al. 2005)...
Dental implants - Treatment options for compromised clinical situations: Part II - The edentulous maxilla
Suheil M. Boutros, USA
Implant-supported therapy for the patient with an edentulous maxilla is dependent on several treatment planning issues. The factors that determine the choice of treatment include the following...
EMS Electro Medical Systems GmbH
CAD/CAM: The treatment of toothless jaws - A case for CAD/CAM
Dr Sven Rinke, Germany
Prosthetic devices can be fitted in various ways. Digital technologies have made their mark in implantology for quite a while, and they provide options for quality solutions. Classical indications for implant-prosthetic treatments include dentures for the toothless jaw. For this type of dentures, clinical studies document a high survival rate of about 85 to 90% (Attard et al. 2004a, Attard et al. 2004b) with observation
periods of up to 20 years...
The concept of "platform switching" in implant dentistry: A literature review - Part I
Virgil Koszegi Stoianov, Romania
Over the last decades, osseointegrated dental implants have proven to be highly predictable and largely accepted as treatment modality for the rehabilitation of partially and completely edentulous jaws...
CAMLOG Vertriebs GmbH
Cross-linked or natural collagen membrane? Fewer complications and good bone regeneration with natural structure
Dr Heike Wanner, Switzerland
Recent study results show that artificial cross-linking of collagen membranes does not confer any additional benefit: bone regeneration is as good with Geistlich Bio-Gide¨ as compared with a cross-linked collagen membrane. The natural collagen structure of Geistlich Bio-Gide¨ has the additional advantage that the membrane is outstandingly biocompatible and that it ensures secure wound healing and fewer complications...
Buccal dehiscence and sinus lift cases - Predictable bone augmentation with synthetic
Dr Srgio Alexandre Gehrke, Brazil & Dr. Giuseppe Maria Fam1, Italy
The substitution of lost teeth by dental implants is being increasingly used to support prosthetic crowns or bridges. Many of these cases are associated with bone loss that requires the filling of the defects by some kind of bone substitute. The recent improvements in synthetic bone materials have led to increased predictability and explain the ever-increasing use of such materials in various bone augmentation indications...
Interview: "Patients satisfaction towards functional Reconstruction is very high"
Daniel Zimmermann, Germany
With increasing public awareness of the benefits of dental implants, an increasing number of patients are considering this treatment option. While current studies often focus only on clinical aspects such as osseo-integration, patient responses to psychological and psychosocial changes are only infrequently addressed. Dental Tribune International Group Editor Daniel Zimmermann spoke with Dr Bo Chen from the Department of Oral Implantology (Beijing University School of Stomatology in China) about her latest study on patients attitudes following implant placement and subsequent restoration...
AOS Queensland: 7th Conference of the Australasian Osseo integration Society
Dr Rolf Vollmer, Germany & Dr Mazen Tamimi, Jordan
The 7th Conference of the Australasian Osseointegration Society was held from 4-7 November 2009. The Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS) is an affiliate association of DGZI similar to the AO and AAID academies. Some DGZI members joined the congress and DGZI was represented by the 1st Vice-president and Treasurer Dr Rolf Vollmer as well as the international representative Dr Mazen Tamimi from Jordan. After flight time of around 20 hours the participants enjoyed the scientific program under the motto staying between the flagsÓ...
ITI World Symposium 2010 - 30 Years of Leadership and Credibility
The International Team for Implantology (ITI), a leading academic organization dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based research and education in the field of implant dentistry, is holding the 11th ITI World Symposium from April 15 to 17, 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland. At the same time, the organization, which was founded in 1980, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Since the first ITI World Symposium in 1998, the meeting has developed into one of the most prestigious implant dentistry events worldwide. Under the heading 30 years of leadership and credibilityÓ, a total of 104 experts from 25 countries will present on current themes and developments in the field. The following main areas will be explored at both a theoretical and practical level over the Symposium s three days...
Congratulations and Happy Birthday to all DGZI-members around the world
DGZI - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahnärztliche Implantologie e.V.
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