News tagged with dental implants

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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Building Up Broken Bones

( -- Any one of the 8 million Americans who suffer bone fractures each year knows how hard it is to wait for the bones to knit, or heal. Bone healing is also important for integration of dental implants for people ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Materials Science
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