Zimmer Dental Announces Exclusive Distributorship of ERA Mini Dental Implant System

For many decades, Zimmer Dental has offered an industry-leading line of dental components, engineered to offer the best patient outcomes while still remaining an excellent value. Now, Zimmer Dental, a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings Inc., is pleased to offer the ERA Mini Dental Implant System, produced by Sterngold Dental – a leader in the industry for denture stabilization procedures using dental implants. Zimmer will be the exclusive distributor for the ERA system, a system which can … [Read more...]

Virtual Reality Game a Valuable Learning Tool for Dental Students

A new computer program will soon be used by dental students to help them learn and remember how to properly handle dental implant procedures. Faculty members at the School of Dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia have been working with students and a game-developer to create a simulation program which will help students reinforce and expand their learning. In recent years, there has been a lot of interest and enthusiasm about developing simulation tools and virtual reality environments … [Read more...]

Loosing a tooth dental implants

For a dental patient, losing a natural tooth can be an emotional and depressing process. Dentists have understood this and, for many years, have sought to help patients preserve natural teeth to the greatest extent possible, even performing multiple root canals and other invasive and costly procedures to save a patient’s diseased tooth. However, the AAID (American Academy of Implant Dentistry) recently issued a statement claiming that dental “heroics” should be abandoned and dentists should … [Read more...]