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    Dr. Jeff Ganeles answers your clinical questions

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 25, 2019 5:55:36 PM / by Osstell posted in loading protocol, isq, implant loading, primary stability, EAO, immediate loading, secondary stability, implant stability, risk patient, implant complication, healing time, implant placement

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    Ask the expert! Dr. Barry Levin answers your questions.

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2019 9:18:05 AM / by Osstell posted in loading protocol, isq, implant loading, primary stability, EAO, immediate loading, secondary stability, implant stability, risk patient, implant complication, healing time, implant placement

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    Maxillary Central Incisor Implant Supported Crown - Brief Case Report

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2019 4:06:37 PM / by Scott D. Ganz, DMD posted in implant loading, rfa, implant planning, case report, implant stability, implant placement, CBCT

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    By Scott D. Ganz, DMD
    Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial
    Prosthetics & Implant Dentistry

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    Ask the experts!

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2018 8:43:00 AM / by Osstell posted in loading protocol, isq, implant loading, primary stability, EAO, immediate loading, secondary stability, implant stability, risk patient, implant complication, healing time, implant placement

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    Clinicians from all over the world participated to Osstell Scientific Symposium at EAO Congress 2018 in Vienna, on October 11th.

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    How to reveal the secret that only bone and implant knows

    [fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2018 9:30:35 AM / by Vladimir Kokovic, DDS, MSc, PhD posted in loading protocol, implant loading, primary stability, immediate loading, rfa, secondary stability, healing abutment, case report, osseointegration, implant healing, implant stability, bone-to-implant reaction, grafting, healing time

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    During the twenty-two years of my clinical and scientific work with dental implants I have been a witness to huge development in the implant dentistry. Changes to implants' macro and micro design, surfaces, and surgical and prosthetic procedures that expand today's treatment with dental implants. But for me, the most impressive improvement was an implementation of resonance frequency analysis (RFA) from scientific to clinical work in implant dentistry.

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    How I determine loading protocol and timing of restoration

    [fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2018 10:17:16 AM / by Dr. Rachel Schallhorn posted in loading protocol, isq, implant loading, immediate loading, implant planning, osseointegration

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    Measuring ISQ has become a critical component in my implant treatment, as it provides objective information about the stability of the implants I place. Based upon the initial implant stability or ISQ value, I determine the loading protocol and timing of restoration (immediate, early, delayed).

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    The Correlation Between Immediate Implant Insertion Torque and Implant Stability Quotient

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2017 2:25:21 PM / by Barry P. Levin, DMD posted in immediate restoration, isq, implant loading, primary stability, Immediate Implant Insertion Torque

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    I was curious about the correlation between immediate insertion torque (IT) and ISQ and wanted to study it in my practice. This is a study I conducted and it was published in IJPRD recently. The study protocol and findings are posted here for you to read and comment on.

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    Barry Levin

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    How Progressive Loading Solved a critical Implant Case.

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2017 5:27:31 PM / by Francisco Teixeira Barbosa posted in loading protocol, immediate restoration, progressive loading, isq, implant loading

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    Every day we do a lot of things based on our intuition. We make decisions based on our own or others experience.

    We do not need science to help us in our daily life, and we don't have a clear indicator that shows us if our decision is the best.

    Decisions based on practical experience is our way of life.

    But when it comes to our profession as dentists, we do, or at least we should, evidence-based dentistry for...almost every treatment we perform.

    As the title of this article says, I´m going to present a case about "progressive loading."

     

    Yes, I know, progressive loading is supported by few clinical studies (Rotter 1996, Appleton 2005, Ghoveizi 2013), but -and here comes the interesting part- the rationale behind this concept makes sense from a clinical and biological point of view.

     

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