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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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    How to Determine the Degree of Osseointegration Before Final Restoration

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2018 8:28:00 AM / by Osstell posted in isq, primary stability, rfa, secondary stability, osseointegration, implant stability, healing time

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    Have you ever placed an implant in an augmented bone site and added another few months of healing time just to be on the safe side?

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    Why secondary stability is crucial for successful implant treatments.

    [fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2018 9:52:00 AM / by Osstell posted in isq, primary stability, immediate loading, rfa, secondary stability, osseointegration, implant stability

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    Primary and secondary stability is a much discussed topic. Which one should a clinician aim for to achieve successful implant treatments? We met with Dr. Stephen Jacobs after his lecture at the AO Annual Meeting about primary and secondary implant stability to clarify things. 

     

    Could you explain the difference between primary and secondary stability?

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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 to Confidently Reduce Treatment Time? [With Case Report]

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2018 8:36:56 AM / by Charles D. Schlesinger posted in loading protocol, isq, primary stability, insertion torque, immediate loading, rfa, healing abutment, case report, osseointegration

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    I have been placing dental implants since 1998 and as most of you, I have seen many advances in the field of dentistry that make implant dentistry safer and more predictable. The biggest boon to treatment absolutely has to be the advent of CBCT technology. This has made the surgical phase of treatment more predictable and safer for the patient.

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    Meet Dr. Michael Norton [video]

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2018 1:09:33 PM / by Jonas Ehinger posted in loading protocol, isq, primary stability, insertion torque, rfa, secondary stability

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    Dr. Michael Norton talks about Osstell ISQ and RFA in his practice.  Dr. Norton has been using Osstell for many years and has found value in having the information it provides to him about his patients.  In addition, Dr. Norton is just completing his term of office as President of the Academy of Osseointegration which will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles February 28th through March 3rd.   We and Dr. Norton welcome your comments and questions on his thoughts.

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    Thoughts and reflections from Osstell Scientific Symposium at EAO 2017 in Madrid

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 1, 2017 10:48:15 AM / by Jonas Ehinger posted in isq, grafted bone, regenerative protocols, Osstell scientific symposium, EAO, insertion torque, digital workflow, osstellconnect, immediate loading, rfa

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    Clinicians from all over the world participated to Osstell Scientific Symposium at EAO Congress in Madrid, on October 5th. This year’s symposium featured Dr Steven Eckert, Dr Giorgio Tabanella and Dr Luis Cuadrado.

    We sat down with moderator Dr Marcus Dagnelid, from Gothenburg, Sweden, and collected his thoughts and reflections of the scientific content of the symposium on this blog post. Ask questions to Dr Marcus Dagnelid in the comments at the bottom of the page!

    Dr Marcus Dagnelid, moderator at Osstell Scientific Symposium, DDS, Board Certified Prosthodontist

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