News tagged with dental implant

Preventing dental implant infections

One million dental implants are inserted every year in Germany, and often they need to be replaced due to issues such as tissue infections caused by bacteria. In the future, these infections will be prevented thanks to a ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Print your own teeth

What if, instead of waiting days or weeks for a cast to be produced and prosthetic dental implants, false teeth and replacement crowns to be made, your dentist could quickly scan your jaw and "print" your new teeth using ...

dateJul 14, 2011 in Engineering
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Electrified dental implants

Infections on dental implants are dreaded. There is a great risk that the jawbone will recede as a result. Researchers have now developed a method that could effectively eliminate the bacteria causing the inflammation.

dateMar 08, 2011 in Medical research
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