dental implants

Summary

Summary: Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Advancing dental implant surface technology--from micron- to nanotopography
    Gustavo Mendonça
    Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Pos Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, SGAN Quadra 916, Av W5 Norte 70 790 160 Brasília, DF, Brazil
    Biomaterials 29:3822-35. 2008
  2. ncbi Surface treatments of titanium dental implants for rapid osseointegration
    L Le Guehennec
    INSERM U791, LIOAD, Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44042 Nantes Cedex 1, France
    Dent Mater 23:844-54. 2007
  3. ncbi A review of dental implants and infection
    A D Pye
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Faculty of Medicine, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 72:104-10. 2009
  4. ncbi Peri-implant diseases: Consensus Report of the Sixth European Workshop on Periodontology
    Jan Lindhe
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, The Sahlgrenslea Academy at Göteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 35:282-5. 2008
  5. ncbi Definition and prevalence of peri-implant diseases
    Nicola U Zitzmann
    Clinic for Periodontology, Endodontology and Cariology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Periodontol 35:286-91. 2008
  6. ncbi Relationship between the bone density estimated by cone-beam computed tomography and the primary stability of dental implants
    Kei Isoda
    Section of Implant and Rehabilitative Dentistry, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan k isoda dent kyushu u ac jp
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:832-6. 2012
  7. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of dental implants placed using an osteotome technique
    B Leblebicioglu
    Section of Periodontology, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
    J Periodontol 76:385-90. 2005
  8. ncbi Melatonin stimulates osteointegration of dental implants
    Antonio Cutando
    Department of Special Care in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Pineal Res 45:174-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Biofilm on dental implants: a review of the literature
    Karthikeyan Subramani
    Department of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio maxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 24:616-26. 2009
  10. ncbi Effects of titanium surface topography on bone integration: a systematic review
    Ann Wennerberg
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:172-84. 2009

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  1. ncbi Advancing dental implant surface technology--from micron- to nanotopography
    Gustavo Mendonça
    Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Pos Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, SGAN Quadra 916, Av W5 Norte 70 790 160 Brasília, DF, Brazil
    Biomaterials 29:3822-35. 2008
    ..Nanoscale modification of titanium endosseous implant surfaces can alter cellular and tissue responses that may benefit osseointegration and dental implant therapy...
  2. ncbi Surface treatments of titanium dental implants for rapid osseointegration
    L Le Guehennec
    INSERM U791, LIOAD, Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44042 Nantes Cedex 1, France
    Dent Mater 23:844-54. 2007
    The osseointegration rate of titanium dental implants is related to their composition and surface roughness. Rough-surfaced implants favor both bone anchoring and biomechanical stability...
  3. ncbi A review of dental implants and infection
    A D Pye
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Faculty of Medicine, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
    J Hosp Infect 72:104-10. 2009
    b>Dental implants have become increasingly common for the management of tooth loss. Despite their placement in a contaminated surgical field, success rates are relatively high...
  4. ncbi Peri-implant diseases: Consensus Report of the Sixth European Workshop on Periodontology
    Jan Lindhe
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, The Sahlgrenslea Academy at Göteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 35:282-5. 2008
    ..There was no evidence that so-called regenerative procedures had additional beneficial effects on treatment outcome...
  5. ncbi Definition and prevalence of peri-implant diseases
    Nicola U Zitzmann
    Clinic for Periodontology, Endodontology and Cariology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Periodontol 35:286-91. 2008
    ..The aim of the current review was to describe the prevalence of peri-implant diseases including peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis...
  6. ncbi Relationship between the bone density estimated by cone-beam computed tomography and the primary stability of dental implants
    Kei Isoda
    Section of Implant and Rehabilitative Dentistry, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan k isoda dent kyushu u ac jp
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:832-6. 2012
    The aims of this study were to objectively assess bone quality with density values obtained by cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and to determine the correlations between bone density and primary stability of dental implants.
  7. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of dental implants placed using an osteotome technique
    B Leblebicioglu
    Section of Periodontology, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
    J Periodontol 76:385-90. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to radiographically evaluate bone formation around dental implant surfaces exposed to the space created at the sinus floor without the presence of any graft material...
  8. ncbi Melatonin stimulates osteointegration of dental implants
    Antonio Cutando
    Department of Special Care in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Pineal Res 45:174-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the topical application of melatonin on osteointegration of dental implants in Beagle dogs 14 days after their insertion...
  9. ncbi Biofilm on dental implants: a review of the literature
    Karthikeyan Subramani
    Department of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio maxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 24:616-26. 2009
    The aim of this article was to review the current literature with regard to biofilm formation on dental implants and the influence of surface characteristics (chemistry, surface free energy, and roughness) of dental implant and abutment ..
  10. ncbi Effects of titanium surface topography on bone integration: a systematic review
    Ann Wennerberg
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:172-84. 2009
    ..To analyse possible effects of titanium surface topography on bone integration...
  11. ncbi Enhanced bone apposition to a chemically modified SLA titanium surface
    D Buser
    Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Freiburgstrasse 7, PO Box 64, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    J Dent Res 83:529-33. 2004
    Increased surface roughness of dental implants has demonstrated greater bone apposition; however, the effect of modifying surface chemistry remains unknown...
  12. ncbi A bisphosphonate-coating improves the fixation of metal implants in human bone. A randomized trial of dental implants
    Jahan Abtahi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Bone 50:1148-51. 2012
    ..012). In conclusion, a thin, bisphosphonate-eluting fibrinogen coating might improve the fixation of metal implants in human bone. This might lead to new possibilities for orthopedic surgery in osteoporotic bone and for dental implants.
  13. ncbi On implant surfaces: a review of current knowledge and opinions
    Ann Wennerberg
    Department of Prosthodontics, Malmo University, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 25:63-74. 2010
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  14. ncbi Peri-implantitis and late implant failures in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional study
    Gabriella Dvorak
    Department of Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Periodontol 38:950-5. 2011
    Systemic bone loss is a major cause of fractures in postmenopausal women and may also affect the jawbone; however, its consequences on the success of dental implants remain poorly understood.
  15. ncbi Focal adhesion contact formation by fibroblasts cultured on surface-modified dental implants: an in vitro study
    Birte Grössner-Schreiber
    Clinic of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:736-45. 2006
    A major consideration in designing dental implants is to create a surface that provides strong attachment of the implant to bone, connective tissue and epithelium...
  16. ncbi A meta-analysis of prosthodontic complication rates of implant-supported fixed dental prostheses in edentulous patients after an observation period of at least 5 years
    Theodora Bozini
    Department of Fixed Prosthesis and Implant Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 26:304-18. 2011
    ..To systematically review clinical studies on prosthodontic complication rates of implant fixed dental prostheses in edentulous patients after an observation period of at least 5 years...
  17. ncbi Success rate of dental implants inserted in horizontal and vertical guided bone regenerated areas: a systematic review
    M Clementini
    Department of Dentistry, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 41:847-52. 2012
    ..The data obtained demonstrated that GBR is a predictable technique that allows the placement of implants in atrophic areas. Despite that, studies with well-defined implant success criteria after a longer follow-up are required...
  18. ncbi Biomechanical comparison of different surface modifications for dental implants
    Stephen J Ferguson
    Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 23:1037-46. 2008
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  19. ncbi Oral implant surfaces: Part 2--review focusing on clinical knowledge of different surfaces
    Tomas Albrektsson
    Department of Biomaterials Handicap Research, Institute for Surgical Sciences, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 17:544-64. 2004
    ..This article reviews clinical knowledge of selected oral implant surfaces...
  20. ncbi Risk factors associated with early failure of dental implants. A literature review
    Cristina Palma-Carrió
    Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Valencia, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 16:e514-7. 2011
    The aim of the study was to examine articles published on risk factors associated with early failure of dental implants. We conducted a search on PubMed for articles published between January 2000 and December 2009 using the keywords '..
  21. ncbi Short dental implants as a treatment option: results from an observational study in a single private practice
    Murray L Arlin
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:769-76. 2006
    The purpose was to evaluate clinical outcome of short (6- and 8-mm) dental implants placed in sites with low bone availability (7 to 11 mm) in a single private practice and to compare their survival with that of longer implants.
  22. ncbi The management of complications following displacement of oral implants in the paranasal sinuses: a multicenter clinical report and proposed treatment protocols
    M Chiapasco
    Unit of Oral Surgery, Department of Medicine, Surgery, and Dentistry, San Paolo Hospital University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1273-8. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that a rational choice of surgical protocol for the treatment of complications involving the paranasal sinuses following displacement of implants in the maxillary sinuses may lead to reliable results...
  23. ncbi Adjunctive local antibiotic therapy in the treatment of peri-implantitis II: clinical and radiographic outcomes
    Giovanni E Salvi
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:281-5. 2007
    ..To monitor over 12 months clinical and radiographic changes occurring after adjunctive local delivery of minocycline microspheres for the treatment of peri-implantitis...
  24. ncbi Prevalence and risk variables for peri-implant disease in Brazilian subjects
    S D Ferreira
    Department of Periodontology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    J Clin Periodontol 33:929-35. 2006
    ..The study group consisted of 212 partially edentulous subjects rehabilitated with osseointegrated implants...
  25. ncbi Bacterial colonization immediately after installation on oral titanium implants
    Mirjam M Fürst
    Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:501-8. 2007
    ..Information on bacterial colonization immediately after dental implant insertion is limited...
  26. ncbi Autogenous onlay bone grafts vs. alveolar distraction osteogenesis for the correction of vertically deficient edentulous ridges: a 2-4-year prospective study on humans
    Matteo Chiapasco
    Department of Medicine, Surgery, and Dentistry, Unit of Oral Surgery, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:432-40. 2007
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  27. ncbi Different bone integration profiles of turned and acid-etched implants associated with modulated expression of extracellular matrix genes
    Takahiro Ogawa
    The Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California 90095 1668, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:200-10. 2003
    ..This study correlated morphologic profiles of bone-implant integration and extracellular matrix (ECM) gene expression in response to the placement of implants with different surface topographies...
  28. ncbi Comparative evaluation of implant designs: influence of diameter, length, and taper on strains in the alveolar crest. A three-dimensional finite-element analysis
    Cynthia S Petrie
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:486-94. 2005
    ..Our aim was to analyze and compare systematically the relative and interactive effects of implant diameter, length, and taper on calculated crestal bone strains...
  29. ncbi Numerical simulation on the biomechanical interactions of tooth/implant-supported system under various occlusal forces with rigid/non-rigid connections
    Chun Li Lin
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate Institute of Medical Mechatronic, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hua 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    J Biomech 39:453-63. 2006
    ..Minimizing the occlusal loading force on the pontic area through occlusal adjustment procedures to redistribute stress in the maximum intercuspation or lateral working position for an implant/tooth-supported prosthesis is recommended...
  30. ncbi Accuracy of a manual torque application device for morse-taper implants: a technical note
    Murat C Cehreli
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:743-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare torques applied by new and used manual torque devices for Morse-taper implants...
  31. ncbi Migration of implants into the maxillary sinus: two clinical cases
    Pablo Galindo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 20:291-5. 2005
    ..Hypotheses and possible mechanisms by which an implant may migrate into the maxillary sinus are described...
  32. ncbi Biomimetic dental implants--new ways to enhance osseointegration
    Ziv Simon
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
    J Can Dent Assoc 68:286-8. 2002
  33. ncbi Comparative study between the effects of photodynamic therapy and conventional therapy on microbial reduction in ligature-induced peri-implantitis in dogs
    Ricardo R A Hayek
    Laser and Applications Center, Institute of Nuclear and Energetic Research, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Periodontol 76:1275-81. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and conventional technique on microbial reduction in ligature-induced peri-implantitis in dogs...
  34. ncbi Oxidized titanium implants (Nobel Biocare TiUnite) compared with turned titanium implants (Nobel Biocare mark III) with respect to implant failure in a group of consecutive patients treated with early functional loading and two-stage protocol
    Måns Jungner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:308-12. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare two implant types of similar shape but with different surfaces with respect to implant failure...
  35. doi Implant stability measurements using resonance frequency analysis: biological and biomechanical aspects and clinical implications
    Lars Sennerby
    Periodontol 2000 47:51-66. 2008
  36. ncbi Biofilm formation on dental restorative and implant materials
    H J Busscher
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, and University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 89:657-65. 2010
    ..It is concluded that, for dental applications, antimicrobial coatings killing bacteria upon contact are more promising than antimicrobial-releasing coatings...
  37. ncbi Biomaterial and antibiotic strategies for peri-implantitis: a review
    P Andrew Norowski
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Herff College of Engineering, University of Memphis and Joint Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Memphis University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 88:530-43. 2009
    b>Dental implants have 89% plus survival rates at 10-15 years, but peri-implantitis or dental implant infections may be as high as 14%...
  38. ncbi The use of microimplants in orthodontic anchorage
    Chung Ho Chen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1209-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of anchor retention after orthodontic force application for moving teeth, and to determine the relationship of microimplant length to retention rate...
  39. ncbi Dental implants placement in conjunction with osteotome sinus floor elevation: a 12-year life-table analysis from a prospective study on 588 ITI implants
    Nicola Ferrigno
    Postgraduate Course in Clinical Implantology and Biomaterials, School of Dental Medicine, University of Chieti, G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:194-205. 2006
    The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the clinical success of placing ITI dental implants in the posterior maxilla using the osteotome technique.
  40. ncbi Influence of the size of the microgap on crestal bone changes around titanium implants. A histometric evaluation of unloaded non-submerged implants in the canine mandible
    J S Hermann
    Department of Periodontics, Dental School, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Periodontol 72:1372-83. 2001
    ..Thus, significant crestal bone loss occurs in 2-piece implant configurations even with the smallest-sized microgaps (< 10 microns) in combination with possible movements between implant components...
  41. ncbi Long-term implant prognosis in patients with and without a history of chronic periodontitis: a 10-year prospective cohort study of the ITI Dental Implant System
    Ioannis K Karoussis
    Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Berne, School of Dental Medicine, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:329-39. 2003
    ..The aim of this 10-year study was to compare the failure, success and complication rates between patients having lost their teeth due to periodontitis or other reasons...
  42. ncbi Healing in smokers versus nonsmokers: survival rates for sinus floor augmentation with simultaneous implant placement
    Michael Peleg
    Division of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:551-9. 2006
    Evidence suggests that smoking is detrimental to the survival of dental implants placed in grafted maxillary sinuses...
  43. ncbi Prosthetic complications with dental implants: from an up-to-8-year experience in private practice
    Rabah Nedir
    Department of Stomatology and Oral Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:919-28. 2006
    ..Evaluation of prosthetic complication was performed on 236 patients treated with 528 implants in an 8-year private practice experience...
  44. ncbi A review of selected dental literature on evidence-based treatment planning for dental implants: report of the Committee on Research in Fixed Prosthodontics of the Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
    Melanie R Wood
    College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 92:447-62. 2004
    ..Specific design criteria are provided, including guidelines for spacing of implants, size, materials, occlusion, and fit. Limitations in the current body of knowledge are identified, and directions for future research are suggested...
  45. ncbi Removal of a migrated dental implant from a maxillary sinus by transnasal endoscopy
    Akira Kitamura
    Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:410-1. 2007
    ..A 54-year-old woman presented with maxillary sinusitis as a result of the migration of an implant into the sinus. We removed it endoscopically through the nose...
  46. ncbi Complications of dental implants: identification, frequency, and associated risk factors
    Nancy E McDermott
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:848-55. 2003
    ..to identify the types, frequencies, and risk factors associated with complications following placement of dental implants. It was hypothesized that one or more factors could be identified that are associated with an increased risk ..
  47. ncbi Biomaterials, biomechanics, tissue healing, and immediate-function dental implants
    Jack E Lemons
    Department of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SDB Box 49, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Oral Implantol 30:318-24. 2004
    Selected factors and opinions are reviewed specific to immediate function of dental implants in terms of biomaterial and biomechanical properties and how they might influence postsurgical tissue healing...
  48. ncbi Impact of local and systemic factors on the incidence of late oral implant loss
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:670-6. 2008
    ..This retrospective study was set to assess the influence of systemic and local bone and intra-oral factors on the occurrence of implant loss from abutment connection up to 2 years...
  49. ncbi Stability comparison between commercially available mini-implants and a novel design: part 1
    Christine Hong
    Section of Orthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Angle Orthod 81:692-9. 2011
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  50. ncbi Impact of bone quality, implant type, and implantation site preparation on insertion torques of mini-implants used for orthodontic anchorage
    B Wilmes
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:697-703. 2011
    ..Compacta thickness, implant design and preparation of implant site affect the insertion torque of mini-implants for orthodontic anchorage. To avoid fractures and high bone stresses, optimum pre-drilling diameters should be chosen...
  51. ncbi The effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on the osseointegration of titanium dental implants
    Qing Liu
    Department of Ultrasound, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Lintong Aviation Medical Evaluation and Training Center of Chinese Air Force, PR China
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:244-50. 2012
    ..aim was to record the effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on the osseointegration of endosseous dental implants in 10 New Zealand rabbits...
  52. ncbi Biomechanical rationale for short implants in splinted restorations: an in vitro study
    Tsung Chieh Yang
    Department of Prosthodontics and Oral Rehabilitation, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Prosthodont 24:130-2. 2011
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  53. ncbi Application and effectiveness of a mini-implant- and tooth-borne rapid palatal expansion device: the hybrid hyrax
    Benedict Wilmes
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    World J Orthod 11:323-30. 2010
    ..Because this device is also attached to the first molars, it can be denominated as a bone- and tooth-borne appliance (hybrid hyrax). The objective of this clinical pilot study was to investigate its dental and skeletal effects...
  54. ncbi Dental implants in patients with osteoporosis: a clinical reality?
    Ellen Cristina Gaetti-Jardim
    Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinics, Araçatuba Dental School, Univ Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1111-3. 2011
    ..believe that the presence of osteoporosis is not a definitive condition to contraindicate the therapy with dental implants. In these cases, the dentist should perform a proper treatment planning, modifying the implant geometry, and ..
  55. ncbi Mechanical stability assessment of novel orthodontic mini-implant designs: Part 2
    Christine Hong
    Section on Orthodontics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Angle Orthod 81:1001-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the mean buccal bone thickness of maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)...
  56. ncbi Non-surgical treatment of peri-implantitis using an air-abrasive device or mechanical debridement and local application of chlorhexidine: a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical study
    Narja Sahm
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 38:872-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this prospective, parallel group designed, randomized controlled clinical study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an air-abrasive device (AAD) for non-surgical treatment of peri-implantitis...
  57. ncbi Effects of saliva or serum coating on adherence of Streptococcus oralis strains to titanium
    Marjan Dorkhan
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö S 20506, Sweden
    Microbiology 158:390-7. 2012
    The use of dental implants to treat tooth loss has increased rapidly over recent years...
  58. ncbi Three-dimensional finite element analysis of strength, stability, and stress distribution in orthodontic anchorage: a conical, self-drilling miniscrew implant system
    Shivani Singh
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 141:327-36. 2012
    ....
  59. ncbi Equicrestal and subcrestal dental implants: a histologic and histomorphometric evaluation of nine retrieved human implants
    Marco Degidi
    Dental School, University of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    J Periodontol 82:708-15. 2011
    ..Subcrestal positioning of dental implants has been proposed to decrease the risk of exposure of the metal of the top of the implant or of the abutment ..
  60. ncbi The efficacy of horizontal and vertical bone augmentation procedures for dental implants - a Cochrane systematic review
    Marco Esposito
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Oral Implantol 2:167-84. 2009
    b>dental implants require sufficient bone to be adequately stabilised. For some patients implant treatment would not be an option without horizontal or vertical bone augmentation...
  61. ncbi Reactive lesions of peri-implant mucosa associated with titanium dental implants: a report of 2 cases
    D G Olmedo
    Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:503-7. 2010
    ..was to report 2 novel clinical cases of reactive lesions of the peri-implant mucosa associated with titanium dental implants where metal-like particles were observed histologically...
  62. ncbi Outcomes of placing dental implants in patients taking oral bisphosphonates: a review of 115 cases
    Bao Thy Grant
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467 2460, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:223-30. 2008
    ..We also wanted to determine whether there was any indication that the bisphosphonate therapy affected the overall success of the implants as defined by Albrektsson and Zarb...
  63. ncbi Clinical and radiographic changes around dental implants inserted in different levels in relation to the crestal bone, under different restoration protocols, in the dog model
    Ana Emília F Pontes
    Educational Foundation of Barretos, School of Dentistry, Barretos, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 79:486-94. 2008
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical and radiographic changes that occur around dental implants inserted in different levels in relation to crestal bone under different restoration protocols.
  64. ncbi How do smoking, diabetes, and periodontitis affect outcomes of implant treatment?
    Perry R Klokkevold
    UCLA Postgraduate Periodontics, 63 022 CHS Dental, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:173-202. 2007
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the available literature to assess whether smoking, diabetes, and periodontitis have an adverse affect on the outcomes of implants placed in patients with these conditions...
  65. ncbi Immediate functional loading of TiOblast dental implants in full-arch edentulous mandibles: a 3-year prospective study
    H de Bruyn
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dental School, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:717-23. 2008
    ..Implant-prosthetic rehabilitation of the completely edentulous mandible has evolved to a simplified procedure with shorter treatment time and survival rates of 95-100% depending on the implant system used...
  66. ncbi Dental implants in the diabetic patient: systemic and rehabilitative considerations
    Eli Michaeli
    High Risk Patient Dental Clinic, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Quintessence Int 40:639-45. 2009
    ..Publications in recent years have shown success rates for dental implants in diabetic patients resembling those of the general population...
  67. ncbi An overview of the corrosion aspect of dental implants (titanium and its alloys)
    T P Chaturvedi
    Division of Orthodontics and General Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, 4GF Jodhpur Colony, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian J Dent Res 20:91-8. 2009
    ..This knowledge will also be helpful in exploring possible research strategies for probing the biological properties of materials...
  68. ncbi A study of the bone healing kinetics of plateau versus screw root design titanium dental implants
    Gary Leonard
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Trinity College, School of Dental Science, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:232-9. 2009
    This study was designed to compare the bone healing process around plateau root from (PRF) and screw root from (SRF) titanium dental implants over the immediate 12 week healing period post implant placement.
  69. ncbi Fatigue and fluoride corrosion on Streptococcus mutans adherence to titanium-based implant/component surfaces
    Cassia Bellotto Correa
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 18:382-7. 2009
    ..The influence of fatigue and the fluoride ion corrosion process on Streptococcus mutans adherence to commercially pure Titanium (Cp Ti) implant/component set surfaces were studied...
  70. ncbi In vitro study of the influence of the type of connection on the fracture load of zirconia abutments with internal and external implant-abutment connections
    Irena Sailer
    Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 24:850-8. 2009
    ..To determine whether zirconia abutments with an internal connection exhibit similar fracture load as zirconia abutments with an external connection...
  71. ncbi In vivo and in vitro biofilm formation on two different titanium implant surfaces
    Ralf Burgers
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:156-64. 2010
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  72. ncbi Assessment of a chair-side argon-based non-thermal plasma treatment on the surface characteristics and integration of dental implants with textured surfaces
    Hellen S Teixeira
    Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 9:45-9. 2012
    ..001). Result indicated that the NTP treatment increased the surface energy and the biomechanical fixation of textured-surface dental implants at early times in vivo.
  73. ncbi Early implant failures in patients treated with Brånemark System titanium dental implants: a retrospective study
    M Kronstrom
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Central Hospital, S 541 85 Skövde, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 16:201-7. 2001
    ..Forty subjects with stage 1 non-osseointegrated titanium dental implants (NOTI) ad modum Brånemark and 40 age- and gender-matched control subjects with successfully osseointegrated ..
  74. ncbi Chitosan: potential use as a bioactive coating for orthopaedic and craniofacial/dental implants
    Joel D Bumgardner
    Biomedical Engineering Program, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University, MS State, MS 39762, USA
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 14:423-38. 2003
    ..These results indicated that chitosan has the potential to be used as a biocompatible, bioactive coating for orthopaedic and craniofacial implant devices...
  75. ncbi Dental implants in the medically compromised patient
    Pedro Diz
    Grupo de Investigación en Odontología Médico Quirúrgica OMEQUI, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Dent 41:195-206. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to evaluate whether success and survival rates of dental implants are reduced in the medically compromised patient.
  76. ncbi Bone level changes around axial and tilted implants in full-arch fixed immediate restorations. Interim results of a prospective study
    Luca Francetti
    Center of Research in Oral Implantology, Department of Health Technologies, University of Milano, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 14:646-54. 2012
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to assess clinical outcomes and peri-implant bone level changes around tilted and axial implants supporting full-arch fixed immediate rehabilitations up to 60 months of loading...
  77. ncbi Actions of melatonin mixed with collagenized porcine bone versus porcine bone only on osteointegration of dental implants
    José Luis Calvo-Guirado
    Department of General and Implant Dentistry, University of Murcia, Spain
    J Pineal Res 48:194-203. 2010
    ..In preparation for subsequent insertion of dental implants, lower molars were extracted from 12 Beagle dogs...
  78. ncbi Bacterial adhesion on commercially pure titanium and anatase-coated titanium healing screws: an in vivo human study
    Antonio Scarano
    Department of Stomatology and Oral Science, Dental School, University of Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Periodontol 81:1466-71. 2010
    ..In this study, the antibacterial effect of anatase is investigated. The aim of this study is to characterize the percentages of surfaces covered by bacteria on commercially pure (cp) titanium and anatase-coated healing screws...
  79. ncbi A technique for atraumatic extraction of teeth before immediate implant placement using implant drills
    Serhat Yalcin
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Implant Dent 18:464-72. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to present a minimally invasive technique using the implant drills to help extract teeth before the insertion of immediate implants...
  80. ncbi Atraumatic tooth extraction and immediate implant placement with Piezosurgery: evaluation of 40 sites after at least 1 year of loading
    Cornelio Blus
    Department of Periodontology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 30:355-63. 2010
    ..By implementing Piezosurgery, extraction can be atraumatic and implant placement can be predictable and undemanding compared to the use of burs, which can lead to instruments slipping during the procedure...
  81. ncbi Endoscopic retrieval of dental implants from the maxillary sinus
    Altan Varol
    Marmara University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:801-4. 2006
    ..In the cases presented, 3 dental implants which were displaced into maxillary sinuses were removed by endoscopic sinus surgery...
  82. ncbi Effects of biphasic calcium phosphate bone substitute on circumferential bone defects around dental implants in dogs
    Sungtae Kim
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 26:265-73. 2011
    Resolution of defects surrounding dental implants can be achieved through the placement of rough-surfaced implants with bone substitutes...
  83. ncbi Survival of the Brånemark implant in partially edentulous jaws: a 10-year prospective multicenter study
    U Lekholm
    Branemark Clinic, Public Dental Health and Faculty of Odontology, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 14:639-45. 1999
    ..The Brånemark Implant System is a safe and predictable method for restoring partially edentulous patients, as demonstrated by this 10-year follow-up investigation...
  84. ncbi Marginal fit and microgaps of implant-abutment interface with internal anti-rotation configuration
    Takuma Tsuge
    Nihon University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 101 8310, Japan
    Dent Mater J 27:29-34. 2008
    ..3 to 5.6 microm. In conclusion, SEM images of I-A interface suggested no relationship between the geometrical factors and the type of anti-rotation configuration...
  85. ncbi Peri-implant hard and soft tissue integration to dental implants made of titanium and gold
    Ingemar Abrahamsson
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:269-74. 2007
    The aim of the study is to compare the peri-implant hard and soft tissue integration around dental implants made of commercially pure (c.p.) titanium or a gold alloy but with the same shape and surface roughness.
  86. ncbi Cone beam CT for diagnosis and treatment planning in trauma cases
    Leena Palomo
    Department of Periodontics, Case School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 53:717-27, vi-vii. 2009
    ..Treatment-planning applications include those involving extraction of fractured teeth, placement of implants, exposure of impacted teeth, and analyses of airways...
  87. ncbi Clinical study on the insertion torque and wireless resonance frequency analysis in the assessment of torque capacity and stability of self-tapping dental implants
    S Kahraman
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Oral Rehabil 36:755-61. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the impact of the wireless magnetic RF analysis technique in clinics...
  88. ncbi Melatonin plus porcine bone on discrete calcium deposit implant surface stimulates osteointegration in dental implants
    José Luis Calvo-Guirado
    Department of General and Implant Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    J Pineal Res 47:164-72. 2009
    ..In preparation for subsequent insertion of dental implants, lower premolars and molars were extracted from 12 Beagle dogs...
  89. ncbi Histology of retrieved immediately and early loaded oxidized implants: light microscopic observations after 5 to 9 months of loading in the posterior mandible
    Antonio Rocci
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 5:88-98. 2003
    An increased number of publications report that one-stage surgery and immediate/early loading of dental implants may be a feasible approach for prosthetic reconstruction of the edentate patient...
  90. ncbi Effects of decontamination and implant surface characteristics on re-osseointegration following treatment of peri-implantitis
    Ates Parlar
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:391-9. 2009
    ..Although considerable bone fill may occur following treatment of peri-implantitis, re-osseointegration appears to be limited and unpredictable...
  91. ncbi Composition of supra- and subgingival biofilm of subjects with healthy and diseased implants
    Jamil A Shibli
    Department of Periodontology, Dental Research Division, Guarulhos University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:975-82. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the microbial composition of supra- and subgingival biofilm in subjects with and without peri-implantitis...
  92. ncbi Effects of radiation therapy on craniofacial and dental implants: a review of the literature
    Stefan Ihde
    Gommiswald Dental Clinic, Gommiswald, Switzerland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:56-65. 2009
    The theories of the effects of radiation therapy on craniofacial and dental implants have been challenged by new models. Animal and clinical studies differ on the importance of dose effect and implant location regarding implant survival...
  93. ncbi Reconstruction of the atrophic edentulous maxilla with free iliac crest grafts and implants: a 3-year report of a prospective clinical study
    Mats Sjöström
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 9:46-59. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a longitudinal follow-up study of implant stability in grafted maxillae with the aid of clinical, radiological, and resonance frequency analysis (RFA) parameters...
  94. ncbi Peri-implant diseases: diagnosis and risk indicators
    Lisa J A Heitz-Mayfield
    Centre for Rural and Remote Oral Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Clin Periodontol 35:292-304. 2008
    ..Peri-implant diseases include peri-implant mucositis, describing an inflammatory lesion of the peri-implant mucosa, and peri-implantitis, which also includes loss of supporting bone...
  95. ncbi Influence of low-level laser treatment on bone regeneration and osseointegration of dental implants following sinus augmentation. An experimental study on sheep
    Norbert Jakse
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:517-24. 2007
    The aim of this experimental study was to evaluate if low-level laser treatment (LLLT) enhances bone regeneration and osseointegration of dental implants in a sinus graft model.
  96. ncbi A classification system to measure the implant-abutment microgap
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:879-85. 2007
    ..The purposes of this investigation were (1) to propose a classification system based on the horizontal and vertical microgap of the implant-abutment interface and (2) to compare the implant-abutment interface in 4 groups of abutments...
  97. ncbi Surface characterization of three titanium dental implants
    John Fandridis
    Dental Department, Asklepieion Voulas Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Implant Dent 17:91-9. 2008
    The aim of this study was to evaluate topographically and compositionally the rough surface of 3 different commercial titanium dental implants.
  98. ncbi Non-surgical treatment of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis: a literature review
    Stefan Renvert
    Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 35:305-15. 2008
    ..To review the literature on non-surgical treatment of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis...
  99. ncbi Timing of implant placement after tooth extraction: immediate, immediate-delayed or delayed implants? A Cochrane systematic review
    Marco Esposito
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Detistry, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Oral Implantol 3:189-205. 2010
    This review is based on a Cochrane systematic review entitled ‘Interventions for replacing missing teeth: dental implants in fresh extraction sockets (immediate, immediate-delayed and delayed implants)' published in The Cochrane ..
  100. ncbi Histologic evaluation of bone response to oxidized and turned titanium micro-implants in human jawbone
    Carl Johan Ivanoff
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mölndal Hospital, Molndal, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:341-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the human bone tissue response to 2 surfaces (oxidized or turned) on commercially available titanium implants...
  101. ncbi Two dental implants designed for immediate loading: a finite element analysis
    Laurent Pierrisnard
    Faculty of Dental Surgery, Montrouge, University of Paris V, France
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 17:353-62. 2002
    The aim of this study was to evaluate by finite element analysis the influence of the design of 3 different dental implants on micromovements, cervical shearing stress intensity, and stress distribution after occlusal loading.

Research Grants65

  1. Periodontal Biomaterials with BITE (Biofilm Immunity via T-cell Enhancement)
    James D Bryers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our goal is to develop tissue regenerative biomaterials that will also provide a short-term defense and life long immune response to specific bacterial infections ..
  2. Manipulation of beta-catenin signaling in adult oral cells for tooth regeneration
    Sarah E Millar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Current state-of-the-art therapy relies on artificial titanium/ceramic dental implants that suffer from drawbacks including requiring significant surgical intervention, lack of sensitivity, ..
  3. Targeted delivery of osteoinductive molecules to biologic HA in bone grafts
    Jennifer L Bain; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of conditions and there is a need to regain this lost bone either for tooth retention or tooth replacement by dental implants. Autogenous bone, often considered the gold standard for regenerative procedures, requires harvesting from ..
  4. Oral Mucosa in Bisphosphonate-associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
    Kotaro Sena; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Pre-clinical Models of Odontic Analogs by Endogenous Stem Cells
    Jeremy J Mao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Currently, dentures or dental implants are the treatments of choice for patients who are partially or completely edentulous...
  6. Molecular Heparan Sulfate Delivery in Guided Tissue Regeneration
    Arthur A Decarlo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to improve success rates of oral bone regenerative procedures to treat periodontal disease, to place dental implants, and in cases where maxillofacial reconstruction is needed, therefore meeting patient needs and commercial ..
  7. Combined Use of BMP-2 and Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound in Bone Regeneration
    AMARJIT SINGH VIRDI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will focus on enhancing bone regeneration by applying a combination of two already approved FDA treatments and could be rapidly translated into clinical use. ..
  8. MicroXCT-200 High Resolution 3D X-ray Microscope
    MOHAMMED PERVEZ AKHTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..detection;#2 (Stern) lacunar- level finite element modeling with local bone mineral density assessment;#3- (Cullen) lacunar properties in loaded bone;and #4 (Wang) evaluation of bone apposed to the surface of orthopedic/dental implants.
  9. An EP4 receptor agonist for enhancing alveolar bone regeneration in tooth-extract
    JAMES PAUL O apos MALLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..would be applied by the practitioner into the tooth socket following extraction for ultimate placement of dental implants. It is anticipated that this innovative device will increase the rate of bone regeneration sufficiently to ..
  10. Noninvasive Dental Implant Imaging System
    Rahul Singh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dental implants are the fastest growing field in dentistry. However, high complication rates result in significant morbidity, cost, and disappointment...
  11. Calcium Sulfate Based Bioactive Bone Graft
    Harold Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Restoring this lost bone is often a prerequisite for the installation of dental implants and the maintenance of normal facial features...
  12. Matrix-assisted Craniofacial Bone Regeneration
    Mitsuo Yamauchi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..provided by applicant): Efficient reconstruction of bone with high quality is critical for the success of dental implants, periodontal regeneration and treatments of bone defects in general...
  13. A Novel Biomimetic Bone Cement For Immediately Loaded Dental Implants
    DAVID ALLEN GAUL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..called GEMOSIL, that has great potential to be a bone cement that can permit the immediate loading of dental implants. We expect that GEMOSIL's combination of mechanical properties and capability to be a scaffold for bone ..
  14. Antimicrobial effect of a new class of light resistant silver(I) complexes Adhesi
    MARIANNA PATRAUCHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..application as additives to the light curable polymeric composites used in joint replacement therapy and dental implants insertions...
  15. Dental Stem Cells and Tooth Tissue Engineering
    Pamela C Yelick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Osseo-reparative, integrin-specific materials
    Andres J Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Collectively, these studies will establish novel bioactive materials that enhance bone formation and implant integration for improved bone repair in various clinical applications. ..
  17. BIOMECHANISMS OF TOOTH ERUPTION,RESORPTION & REPLACEMENT
    ZEEV DAVIDOVITCH; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..b>Dental implants are being used to replace missing teeth in adults, and as anchorage units in orthodontics...
  18. Crevicular Fluid Content During Early Wound Healing- Implant versus Tooth
    Binnaz Leblebicioglu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Among other advantages, it allows evaluation of early phases of wound healing around dental implants. A major difference between periodontal and peri-implant wounds is the lack of a periodontal attachment ..
  19. Noninvasive Dental Implant Imaging System
    Martin Culjat; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dental implants have very high survival rates and are the fastest growing field in dentistry. But, high complication rates result in significant morbidit, cost, and disappointment...
  20. Diabetes Effects on Long-Term Implant Survival and Success
    Thomas W Oates; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This may extend the benefits of implant therapy to many of these patients that struggle with dietary management of their disease due to masticatory dysfunction. ..
  21. Coordinated bioengineering of tooth and bone in the jaw
    Pamela Yelick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Current therapies for tooth replacement include synthetic dental implants, but these devices do not maintain the health of surrounding tissues and require sufficient amounts of ..
  22. NEURAL SUBSTRATES OF ADAPTIVE JAW MOVEMENT
    Stephen Berry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..such as temporo-mandibular joint malfunction, stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, and difficulty adapting to dental implants. Advancements in our basic knowledge of jaw movement control systems will improve treatments for these and ..
  23. Self-Healing Composites via Novel Biomolecular Design and Processing
    Phillip B Messersmith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although metallic orthopedic and dental implants enjoy widespread use and success in modern orthopedic and dental clinical practice, they remain poor ..
  24. Osseoinductive Surface Treatment for Dental Implants
    ZORAN MINEVSKI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Despite recent major advances in dental implants, too often they fail because of inadequate osseointegration of the device with bone...
  25. Bioactive Peptide Coatings for Synthetic Bone Grafts in Dental Applications
    HANNE GRON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because of bone loss caused by this disease, bone grafting is routinely necessary prior to the placement of dental implants. Autograft bone is considered the gold standard because of its osteogenic cells, osteoinductive factors, and ..
  26. Osteoporosis and Bone Augmentation/Implant Outcomes: An Observational Study
    Martin A Freilich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application represents an important step in this ongoing research initiative. ..
  27. EFFECTS OF TREATMENT ON EARLY ONSET PERIODONTITIS
    Frank Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project will enhance our understanding of the effects of root debridement on host defense systems and help to develop more effective treatment options for this complex inflammatory disease. ..
  28. Evaluation of Fiber Biomaterials for Oral Implantology
    Martin Freilich; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary comparison between these prosthesis designs will be the incidence of Outcomes Requiring Intervention (failure of prosthesis or non-failures requiring intervention) observed over three years of recall examination. ..
  29. INTERLAKEN SERIES 3000 AXIAL-TORSIONAL MATERIALS TESTING
    Wilson Hayes; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These data will be applied toward evaluation of two different calcium-phosphate coatings and a surface treatment procedure. The goal of this project is to improve orthopaedic and dental implant fixation in bone...
  30. Novel Bone Graft Material With Osteoinductive and Hemostatic Function
    Bo Han; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The market for bone grafting and dental implants is currently over $4.8 billion and is expected to grow rapidly in the future...
  31. Cortical Representational Plasticity of Oral Structures
    KENNETH CATANIA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is of particular importance to human health, given the ubiquity of tooth loss and the common need for dental implants and prosthetics...
  32. Development of new elastic titanium immediate load implants
    Rong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  33. Improved Orthopedic Implant Surface Coatings
    Paul Hamilton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2004) or a canine hip replacement model (Sumner, Turner et al. 2001). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Nanophase Ceramics as Bone Implant Coatings
    NADER KALKHORAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Clinical Investigation of Mandibular Implant Overdenture
    David Burns; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Each subject has four dental implants placed into the anterior mandible and new dentures are fabricated...
  36. Tooth Phone Auditory Device TPAD
    BARRY MERSKY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It also introduces a novel tooth sensor instrument that can be used for the direct measurement of within-subject bone vibratory patterns and frequency responses. ..
  37. Highly Oriented PEEK/PEEK Composites for Dental Implant
    SHALABY SHALABY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..oriented PEEK and carbon-fiber-reinforced PEEK (CFR-PEEK) could be engineered as surface phosphonylated dental implants and these implants could be microtextured to enhance osseointegration...
  38. RECONSTRUCTED HUMAN GINGIVAL TISSUE
    Mitchell Klausner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In addition, an organotypic tissue model of the gingival epithelium would be useful for dental implant biocompatibility, toxicology, and oral irritation studies. ..
  39. Bio-Functionalized Ti Implants Via Nanotechnology
    HAIXING ZHENG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An agreement has now been signed with a leading manufacturer of dental implants (the "Partner") under which they will provide substantial assistance with further development and evaluation ..
  40. Smart Substrates for a New Generation of Implants
    Irving Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Outcomes from this study will provide information for engineering of orthopaedic and dental implants that can be tested at the clinical level.
  41. Development of Hydrogel Spinal Disc Replacement
    Barbara Boyan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We have adapted surface design strategies that have been successful in promoting bone formation adjacent to dental implants and have developed novel technology for producing hydrogel surfaces with specific microarchitectural features...
  42. Systematic Design of Biomimetic Basement Membranes
    Michael Caplan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Potential applications range from coatings for dental implants to artificial vascular grafts...
  43. Nanocoatings for Biomedical Implants
    Huinan Liu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    It is proposed to develop a nanoparticle coating of hydroxyapatite (HAp) on titanium dental implants. Osseointegration is of critical importance in dental implant surgical operation because it is affected by the proper selection of ..
  44. EARLY BONE FORMATION AT BONE BIOMATERIAL INTERFACE
    Joo Ong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, information generated will contribute to the development of an ideal implant surface, thereby reducing long-term implant failures. ..
  45. Bioactive Peptide Coatings for Synthetic Bone Grafts in Dental Applications
    HANNE GRON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Bone grafting is routinely necessary prior to the placement of Dental implants due to bone loss caused by periodontitis...
  46. DEJ--BIOMIMETIC MODEL FOR MATERIAL TISSUE INTERFACES
    Sally Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Critical applications that could benefit from improved interfaces include orthopaedic and dental implants, as well as nearly all restorative dental procedures that relay on bonding or cementation...
  47. ENHANCEMENT OF OSSEOINTEGRATION USING RESONANT EM FIELDS
    ALLAN WEINSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    At a (June 1988) NIH Consensus Development Conference on Dental Implants, it was reported that, during the period 1983 to 1987, the number of dental implants inserted in the U.S...
  48. BACTERIAL ADHESION TO TITANIUM IMPLANT SURFACES
    David Drake; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  49. QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES FOR ORAL HEALTH CARE
    Gary Slade; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  50. Nano-Apatite Coating of the Porous Surface of Implants
    CHITTARANJAN SINGH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..it is more logical to use "carbonated hydroxyapatite" as a coating material for the orthopedic and dental implants. Most of the research efforts were devoted towards nanoparticles of hydroxyapatite-coated implants...
  51. DEVELOPING A DENTAL IMPLANT PATIENT SATISFACTION SURVEY
    Mary Tavares; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The final draft of the instrument will have the capability to measure and compare patient satisfaction at multiple points before, during, and after treatment. It will be useful in any studies of treatment outcomes in dental implants.
  52. DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOACTIVE SURFACE FOR TITANIUM IMPLANTS
    DONALD DEMPSEY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in excess of $100 million and can be applied to other Ti implants such as left ventricular assist devices, dental implants and bone replacements to which biologic agents such as growth factors or adhesion molecules could be ..
  53. Dental Implants with Improved Healing through Orientated Fluorapatite Coatings
    SCOTT I contact MERZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..I SBIR project is to demonstrate the feasibility of applying a uniform, robust fluorapatite (FA) coating to dental implants that will help control the microenvironment after implant placement...
  54. Postnatal Stem Cell-Mediated Tooth Regeneration
    Songtao Shi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We anticipate that our proposed studies in this R21 application will lead to a R01 application in the future. ..
  55. Development of a niobuim oxide as a potential coating for dental and orthopedic i
    Robert Karlinsey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5 billion by 2010, and although only 9% of the global dental market is allocated to dental implants, it is the fastest growing segment at a rate of 15% per year...
  56. High Toughness Textured Ceramics for Biomedical Use
    Isabelle Denry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Potential applications include dental restorations, dental implant superstructures, and bone replacement implants. ..
  57. Efficacy of Thin HA Coating Produced by a Novel Process
    Eric Tobin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..is to evaluate the applicability of an ion beam-assisted deposition (IBAD) process for coating titanium Dental implants with a thin hydroxyapatite (HA) layer...
  58. Nanopatterned Surfaces to Control Cell Fate
    KEVIN HEALY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the fundamental control of cell differentiation and proliferation, we ultimately hope to map the nanopatterning technique to the surface of biomaterials, such as dental implants to control cell behavior at the interface.
  59. A Novel Surface Modification Method for Dental Implants
    RAJIV SATSANGI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Coatings on the titanium Dental implants will be synthesized, characterized and tested in vitro using an osteoblast progenitor cell line...
  60. TOOTH LOSS AND AGE RELATED HEARING LOSS
    Herenia Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..or the number of missing teeth and hearing acuity, a future intervention study will be designed to determine whether hearing could be improved via better maintenance of the dentition or replacement with dental implants.
  61. N-HA Coated Dental Implant for Accelerated Early Healing
    ZONGTAO ZHANG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Phase I program is Aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of nano-hydroxyapatite ("n-HA") coated titanium Dental implants, using a novel electrophoretic deposition ("EPD") process...
  62. CROSS - SECTIONAL IMAGING OF THE MANDIBLE
    Lars Hollender; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The long-term goal is to use the techniques developed to acquire cross-sectional image of the mandibular body in dental practice before insertion of dental implants.
  63. BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH SUPPORT
    Donald Bers; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  64. Layered Ceramic Endosseous Dental Implants
    Ashok Khandkar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In Phase 2, the optimized materials will be used to fabricate implants, which will be designed and tested in conjunction with implant manufacturers. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
  65. DENTAL TREATMENT AND RECURRENT HERPES LABIALIS
    MARTY KANAREK; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..will utilize patients seeking dental treatment for a variety of services, including surgical placement of dental implants, temporomandibular joint surgery, extractions, periodontal soft tissue surgery, root canal therapy and ..