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The material of the future for all kinds of indications

September 07, 2021

Implant prosthetics and dental prosthetics differ considerably, with the absence of periodontal ligament in the implant/prosthesis complex. This situation causes mechanical problems to the implants,  especially to the implant prosthetic material, due the lack of stress absorption resulting from the normal impact during chewing.1,2 Among the problems we face in daily practice is the unscrewing and fracturing of veneering material of the implant crown and fracturing of  implant/abutment components. 

Direct composite restorations in orthodontic indications

April 24, 2021

In the past, we used to prepare teeth and sacrifice tooth substance to protect our prosthetic work due to the required minimum wall thickness. Today we protect the teeth with additive, adhesive restorations!

The next generation of the composite veneering system

August 09, 2020

After almost ten years, the leading composite veneering system shines with a new brilliance: the customisable BRILLIANT COMPONEER composite shells have been optimised in terms of gloss stability and colour blending. In the following case report, Dr. Mario Besek explains the advantages of the concept and demonstrates the consequences in practice.

When an idea turns into innovation

June 18, 2018

Although the headquarters of COLTENE are in Switzerland, its endodontics plant is in southern Germany. At the factory, located in Langenau, a town between Stuttgart and Munich, 155 employees produce treatment auxiliaries and endodontic equipment in a fully automated and camera- and laser-controlled process. The German location houses an impressive logistics department thanks to the office’s central location. Dental Tribune was invited to learn more about the company’s endodontic products.

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