Digitally Designed Snap-It
A 76-year-old male patient required replacement of a porcelain-on-metal crown on tooth No. 5. The patient's medical history was noncontributory, and his periodontal condition was healthy. Benzo-Jel (Henry Schein) was placed on the buccal of tooth No. 5, and the patient was anesthetized with lidocaine HCL 2% and epinephrine 1:100,000 (Henry Schein). A study model was taken using Silginate (Kettenbach). The counter bite was taken using Monophase (DenMat). I removed the crown and excavated the decay using a #4 friction grip carbide bur mounted on a high-speed and right angle handpiece. I used 3.5 X magnification loupes (Designs For...Read More
Zimmer Biomet Institute Reopens NJ Dental Training Center
The dental division of the Zimmer Biomet Institute has reopened its training center in Parsippany, NJ. The 20,000-sq.-ft dental training center includes a simulation lab, cadaver lab, and lecture room, and provides scientific educational courses for dental clinicians from around the world who are interested in restorative, surgical, and regenerative procedures. ...Read More
Zimmer Biomet Launches 3i T3 Short Implant in U.S.
The Zimmer Biomet dental division announced the U.S. launch of its new 3i T3 Short Implants, manufactured by Biomet 3i. The company is also offering a comprehensive surgical kit designed specifically to support site preparation and placement of 3i T3 Short Implants, which have been commercially available in Europe and...Read More