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Advanced PRF Seminar at UCLA

World renowned Dr. Joseph Choukroun will be coming to Los Angeles to teach his PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) protocol at the UCLA School of Dentistry. The course is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 11th, 2014, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Fee to attend the course is $400. The course named ‘The excellence in […]

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Inland Empire Study Group to host Ozone course.

The Inland Empire Study Group under the supervision of Dr. William Domb, DMD will be hosting its next Pathfinder’s Ozone Course on November 15th and 16th, 2013 at the Smile Studio in the city of Upland, CA. Here is more information: US Pathfinders Ozone Fundamentals Course Upland, California, November 15 and 16, 2013 This is […]

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Tramonte Immediate Loading course to be held in New York

Those interested in immediate loading of dental implants should take note of a course scheduled to take place in New York next September. The course will be taught by Dr. Silvano Tramonte, one of the world’s pioneers and leading authorities on the issue of one piece implants and immediate loading. It is scheduled to take […]

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Implant Dentistry Discussion Group Celebrates 15th Year

Implantology, the original Internet email discussion group dedicated to implant dentistry, celebrates it’s fifteenth anniversary. Created in 1998 Implantology has served the worldwide dental community by providing an open forum for semi-moderated discussion of all phases of implant dentistry unfettered by conflicts [...]

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AAID to Host its 2013 Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry will host its annual 2013 meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, from October 23rd to 26th. The meeting’s theme, ‘Technology and Biology Converge in the Valley of the Sun’, will provide in-depth coverage of areas that include Biology of Osseointegration, Liver Surgeries, Technology, Regeneration and Biologics, and Management [...]

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Straumann Introduces Roxolid for All

Straumann introduces its new implant line Roxolid for All. Roxolid is based on the first titanium-zirconium alloy designed specifically for the fabrication of dental implants. Introduced back in 2009 it has been introduced in numerous practices throughout the country. Initially introduced in only one size – 3.3 mm diameter – Straumann has now expanded the […]

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Dr. Daniel Buser awarded Nobel Biocare Osseointegration Award

Nobel Biocare has chosen Dr. Daniel Buser as the recipient of its Osseointegration Award. The award was presented to Dr. Buser during the last Academy of Osseointegration meeting held in Tampa, Florida, from March 7th to 9th. The award is given by the Osseointegration Foundation (OF) to honor [...]

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AO Meeting in Tampa Attracts Thousands

The Academy of Osseointegration held its 28th annual meeting in Tampa, Florida, from March 7th to 9th. The meeting took place at the Tampa Convention Center with the attendance of more than 3,000 participants. Among the participants the meeting attracted 525 international dentists from 44 countries. The meeting’s theme, “Moving Forward: Evidence, Experience, [...]

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Replicate System awaiting FDA Approval

Natural Dental Implants has recently introduced its Replicate Non-Surgical Tooth Replacement System in the European Community and now awaits FDA approval in order to introduce the same system in the USA. The system is designed for the replacement of a natural tooth immediately after extraction. According to the company, the system requires approximately from the […]

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Anatomage to Host User’s Meeting in Napa Valley

Anatomage will be hosting its 4th annual user’s group meeting in Napa Valley on April 5th and 6th, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. The meeting will host presentations from several speakers including Dr. David L. Way, Dr. G. William Arnett, Dr. A. Michael Sodelfi, Dr. Gary […]

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ICOI 2013 Spring Symposium in Las Vegas

The International Congress of Oral Implantologists Annual meeting will be held in Las Vegas from May 16th to 18th, 2013, at the Bellagio Hotel. The meeting’s theme will be ‘The Maxilla: Single Tooth to Full Arch Reconstruction’ and focus on maxillary treatment with implants. The list of speakers who will be lecturing at the meeting […]

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Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2013

Nobel Biocare will be hosting its annual global symposium in New York . The event will take place at the Waldorf Astoria from June 20th to 23rd. The event will be launched with keynote speeches by Nobel’s CEO Richard Laube and Prof. George Zarb. The program will be subdivided in three categories of events – […]

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IAOHD Annual Meeting to take place in Las Vegas

The International Association of Ozone in Healthcare and Dentistry will hold its annual meeting in Las Vegas. The meeting will take place at the D-Hotel from February 7th to 10th. The congress will feature many US and worldwide experts on the use of Ozone in medicine and dentistry. Among the speakers who will be lecturing […]

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Obituary, Prof. Dr. John Yagiela

Prof. Dr. John Yagiela passed away on February 22nd, 2012 from cardiac causes in Santa Monica. Dr. Yagiela became ill while scuba diving in Malibu, CA, and later died at the Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Yagiela had recently retired from his teaching appointment at UCLA’s and was honored as Distinguished Emeritus Professor of […]

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Miami to Host 5th Annual ADIA meeting.

Miami will be hosting the 5th Annual meeting of the American Dental Implant Association. The meeting will be held on September 9th and 10th, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The meeting will feature world-renowned speakers who will lecture on a variety of subjects related to dental implants and associated procedures. Among the invited speakers […]

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European Implant Market To Be $2 Billion By 2015

Data released by the Millennium Research Group indicates the European market for dental implants will experience pronounced growth and reach $2 Billion by 2015. Some European economies have been more affected than others by the recent economic downturn. These include countries such as Spain, Greece and [...]

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Radiology Products To Find Easier FDA Requirements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance listing 30 different device types for which it intends to establish less strict oversight as it believes this change will not compromise public safety. These are all In Vitro diagnostic and radiology devices that have a well established profile of safety. [...]

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Success of Implant Treatment Linked to Gene Combination.

A recent article published on the Journal of Oral Implantology reports that the presence of a specific combination of genes makes patients more susceptible to dental implant failure. According to the article the combination of interleukin (IL)-1 allele 2 at IL-1A^-889 and IL-1B^+3954. Individuals with these combination [...]

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Dentsply Acquires Astra Tech For $1.8 Billion

June 22nd, 2011 After months of speculation Dentsply has concluded the acquisition of Astra Tech, a subsidiary of Astra Zeneca, for the sum of $1.8 Billion. Numerous dental/medical technology groups and private equity firms participated in the bidding for the acquisition of Astra Tech but Dentsply International emerged as the winner. After the announcement of […]

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Increasing Rate of Oropharyngeal Cancer In Men Linked To HPV

The human papilloma virus has been linked in research to a sharp increase in the number of cases of oropharyngeal cancer occurring in male patients. According to current estimates the number of cases in the U.S. alone could rise by as much as 30% by the year 2020, a number that would surpass the number […]

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Novartis Found Not Liable for Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Case.

U.S. Federal Juty found Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp’s Zometa not to blame for severe jaw disease developed by Rhode Island’s Timothy Hogan who died in 2005. Approximately 600 suits have been filed against the company in recent years claiming it is responsible for withholding information about the adverse effects [...]

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Friadent Acquires Ceramic Implant Line

Friadent has finalized negotiations with Ziterion GmbH for the purchase of its ceramic implant line and it expects to have the transaction completed by May 31, 2011. The company now offers the world’s leading ceramic implant and becomes a solution provider for patients seeking a metal-free solution. Friadent (Dentsply) existing implant portfolio includes many years […]

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