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Leading dentist says ‘failure matters’ at Dublin meeting

A leading dentist spoke on optimal aesthetics in implant dentistry at the recent Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (IAAD) meeting in Dublin on 29 September. Speaking to Irish Dentistry, Dr Ueli Grunder said: ‘Mistakes are how you learn, but nowadays it’s a lot harder for young dentists to make those mistakes. The biggest thing I … Continued

Antidepressants link with implant failure

Antidepressants have been linked to a higher rate of dental implant failure. Antidepressants have been shown to affect bone metabolism and may be more likely to develop xerostomia, according to The use of both antidepressants and patients with dental implants has increased in the last 10 years in the US. ‘Antidepressants are the second … Continued