A new hormone agonist may help reduce peri-implant crestal bone loss due to inflamed gingiva, without jeopardizing the body's defenses against pathogenic oral bacteria.
Can a robot really be powered by living cells? A four-year project aimed at pushing the limits of current bioengineering knowledge has come to fruition in the form of a tiny stingray.
Implantology is evolving at a breakneck pace to meet rising demand. New innovations in materials design, procedures and more are sure to keep implantology the hottest field in dentistry.
Early childhood caries is a major problem in North America. A new study explores the possible transmission of this disease through other acquaintances and family members of young children.
Techniques like bone grafting and soft-tissue augmentation help prepare an extraction site for an implant. But what if there simply isn't space? General dentists may be able to use limited orthodontics.
What's the best route to success when business is strong and you're ready for the next step? The answer may surprise you.
Many experiments have suggested the feasibility of 3D-printed bone grafts made from a patient's own stem cells, but one company claims they're ready to make it a reality.
Keeping current with the ceaseless advance of technology is a challenge, but when you upgrade, be aware of these four sources of additional expense beyond the equipment itself.
Compassion fatigue is on the rise among medical professionals in the United States, arising from high stress and expanded hours.
What's the best option for placing an implant where an infected tooth has been extracted? Immediate implants offer speed and fewer appointments, but grafting and waiting is also an option.