Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: Today we'll be discussing the benefits of using biocompatible, bioceramic cements and how it works. Our guest is Dr. Todd Snyder, a popular speaker on Viva Learning.com, a cosmetic dentist, author, international lecturer, researcher and instructor at various teaching facilities.
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: Today we'll be discussing crown & bridge cementation and what to look for in a crown & bridge cement. Our guest is Dr. Foroud Hakim, a nationally recognized educator with a broad range of engaging topics from high tech to composite dentistry. His passion for restorative dentistry and education has been clearly demonstrated through his private practice and his teaching position at the University of the Pacific.
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Ceramir Bioceramic Implant Cement is a permanent, radiopaque bioceramic cement with excellent handling properties. The Catapult evaluators all rated this product among the best-in-class regarding ease of excess removal. 66 percent of respondents reported biocompatibility as Ceramir’s best attribute. While biocompatibility is incredibly beneficial to the peri-implant sulcus, removal of excess cement still remains a priority.
What is also known is that, despite our best efforts and intentions, small amounts of cement may be left by even the best of clinicians.To reduce the risks posed by this common occurrence, Ceramir boasts unprecedented biocompatibility. Knowing how common excess cement retention is, why would any clinician not use a product like Ceramir that makes it easier to clean up while being better tolerated by the surrounding tissues?
Every single evaluator from this panel of twenty, plan on incorporating Ceramir into their practices. Ceramir Bioceramic Implant Cement earns unanimous praise from Catapult Evaluation panel with its biocompatibility, quick clean up, and easy handling. Given the current material choices, Ceramir could become the gold standard for implant crown cementation, carving out a true niche in implantology that no other has yet claimed.
Dr. Todd Snyder
Cementation of indirect restorations has not changed substantially over the years as far as materials are concerned. The high demand for fast restorative procedures these days often can mean products that offer lower bond strength, and sometimes even performance. There have been many changes in indirect materials with zirconia restorations being the dentist's primary choice for indirect restorations. There are a lot of questions and concerns pertaining to how to handle zirconia from try in to adjustment and cleaning to cementation.
In this CE webinar, participants will
• Explore how to adjust zirconia restorations
• Understand the various ways to clean zirconia restorations
• Identify adhesion vs cementation principles
• Learn cementation and adhesion techniques for indirect and zirconia restorations
Dr. Chad Duplantis
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss implant cementation. Our guest is Dr. Chad Duplantis, a clinical consultant for Glidewell Laboratories and AMD Lasers. He serves as a Key Opinion Leader for several dental corporations. Dr. Duplantis has always had an interest in “high-tech” dentistry and has been incorporating CAD/CAM technology in his practice since 2004.
Dr. Foroud Hakim
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss dental implants: both screw retained and cemented. Our guest is Dr. Foroud Hakim, a nationally recognized educator with a broad range of engaging topics from high tech to composite dentistry. His passion for restorative dentistry and education has been clearly demonstrated through his private practice and his teaching position at the University of the Pacific.
New paper accepted for publication.
Recently, the paper “Can Dental Cement Composition Affect Dental Implant Success?” was accepted for publication in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. The paper describes the interactions between different cement classes with cells and bacteria, concluding that Ceramir Bioceramic Implant Cement is the only material, of the materials tested, that can be considered biocompatible as per ISO 10993-5 standards. The three other groups of materials investigated (zinc phosphates, resins, and resin modified glass ionomers) all showed variable degrees of cytotoxicity to the cells.
The paper can be found here: