I would rather compromise some on the prosthetic rehabilitation to so that I can attain a viable implant osseointegration.
Is computer guided implant surgery always successful to the extent that laying a flap is really not necessary?
While attempting to drill the osteotomies, the drill became lodged in the stent and would not turn.
According to a new research report, the incorporation of guided surgery technology into dental implant procedures will increase dramatically over the next few years.
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.
Materialise, manufacturer of 3D implant planning systems for accurate and predictable treatment planning of dental implants, launched a U.S. patent infringement lawsuit in the Central District of California against Nobel Biocare.
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?
If we compare the use of lasers to the traditional surgical approach, lasers clearly are the better choice. Using a laser to perform implant surgery enables us to prepare the implant site with minimal trauma to the hard and soft tissue.
When the dentist is confronted with the problem of placing implants in a knife edge ridge, the CBCT scan and software enable the dentist to visualize the anatomy of the ridge in 3-dimensions.
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.
Discuss the SimPlant Platform and its many applications in implant dentistry.
He said what we should all be doing now is using a CT scan and a computer- generated guide stent. Am I still in the stone age with my diagnostic models?
I have begun to make surgical stents for my surgeon to guide the placement of dental implants in the maxillary aesthetic zone. There is some controversy over where to place a dental implant for a maxillary central incisor and what inclination to use.
Materialise is sure making waves. First there was a recent lawsuit against Nobel, and just about a week ago the company announced that Dentsply acquired a forty percent interest in Materialise Dental N.V., in a cash transaction of 20 million euros. The deal also paves the way for Dentsply to possibly acquire all of Materialise … Continue Reading »
Any thoughts on the recently filed lawsuit by Materialise against Nobel? Materialise claims that the NobelGuide system infringes on a patent granted to Materialise back in the 90´s, a patent which formed the basis of Materialise´s dental drill guide system, SurgiGuide, introduced back in 1999.
I have a couple of questions regarding the use of surgical guides in dental implantology.
I would like to start making my own surgical guide stents instead of paying my lab upwards of $250
Dentists need to know and be able to communicate as well as anticipate end results, what and how many procedures are necessary to achieve them, the approximate time involved and, last but not least risks and ramifications.