I placed a Noble Direct 3.0 implant in the mandibular right first premolar area. Now there is loss of buccal gingiva right up to vestibule.
At a recent course I took, a well known, prominent lecturer stated that Nobel Groovy implants have a higher rate of failure due to the TiUnite surface which covers the entire implant fixture surface, including the collar.
My periodontist has told me that he is going to extract the tooth, place a bone and soft tissue graft, place a Nobel Biocare MK III implant, and bond the crown of the central incisor to the adjacent central incisor and lateral incisor while the implant fixture osseointegrates.
Nobel Biocare Holding AG said sales are growing much stronger than 20 percent in India and China, helping make Asia the company’s fastest-growing region.
Nobel Biocare was eyeing acquisitions itself, and growth will happen through acquisitions.
I am planning on taking the Nobel Biocare All-on-4 course
What was the motivation behind Nobel’s purchase of Alpha Bio, as the company apparently was not generating enough revenue to justify a $95 million valuation.
Nobel Biocare Holding AG, the world’s largest maker of dental implants, fell to a record in Zurich trading after cutting its 2008 sales target by about half.
The surgical protocol follows the All-on-4 concept which is an innovative concept developed in the early 90’s at the Malo Clinic for the immediate rehabilitation of all fully edentulous jaws.
Upon flap elevation I noted that although ridge width was well maintained, there was minor vertical height loss (approx 2-3 mm dip below adjacent teeth CEJ’s). I placed the platform of the dental implant at this level.
What are your thoughts on the recent court victory of Materialise against Nobel? Will this ruling dramatically change the overall landscape in the Computer Guided Implant Surgery market?
What do the dentists here think of these new all zirconium implants? Do you think they will osseointegrate as well as titanium, and perform as well as the titanium dental implants?
NobelGuide has been indispensable when I am planning to place implant, multiple or single unit. However, the problems that I have found over the year plus of use are many.
Does the recent negative study of Nobel Biocare’s Teeth-In-Hour dental implant protocol merely reflect on Nobel or does this study call into question the reliability of Immediate Loading methods in general?
The NobelDirect and NobelPerfect saga continues. Yesterday, The Medical Products Agency said it has asked for additional information from Nobel Biocare AG on its dental implant products NobelDirect and NobelPerfect, reiterating that the group may not actively market the products before the Swedish medical watchdog approves.
I am considering the use of the Nobel Biocare Easy Abutments for the restoration of an edentulous maxilla. Has anybody attempted this kind of restoration and what complications did you encounter?
I started placing dental implants this past year using Noble Tapered Groovy and have run into issues placing them in my last two cases.
Can Nobel Biocare finally smile again? Last week Sweden’s Medical Products Agency (MPA) gave Nobel the green light to continue selling its NobelDirect and NobelPerfect implants. The condition is simply that Nobel Biocare must rewrite instructions for the NobelDirect and NobelPerfect dental implants to inform customers and dentists of a possible bone loss problem and … Continue Reading »
Have any of you heard of ZiUnite dental implants that Nobel Biocare is producing?
I am trying to form my opinion on the ‘All On Four’ concept by Nobel Biocare. However, it is very difficult to find good data on the subject.
Dr. Nimchuk asks: HA coatings on dental implants have been shown to accelerate surface bone apposition, thereby shortening the waiting period for dental implant restoration.
Any thoughts on Nobel´s recently announced decision to put promotional material for NobelDirect on hold for 60 days?
Interestingly, the Nobel Direct dental implant accounted for only 2 percent of Nobel´s sales, so the economic impact to Nobel should be limited. However, the key question is whether there will be any impact from this on the marketability of other Nobel dental implant product lines. What are your thoughts?
Professor Asbjørn Jokstad from the University of Oslo, Norway, to join U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry as the Nobel Biocare Chair in Prosthodontics.