Tag Archives: Implants

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Implants after breast cancer risks sparking fresh disease

At a recent medical conference a colleague asked me what I thought of breast implants. The reason for her question it turned out is that she had breast ­cancer and is thinking about having breast reconstruction. Should she have a breast implant as part of that? In the light of recent findings my answer was… Read More »

Nerve damage: Using electronic implants to hasten healing

An implantable electronic device that can heal injured peripheral nerves by stimulating them with electric pulses before the body biodegrades and absorbs it has shown successful results in preliminary tests. Scientists have created a new device that can help heal nerve damage. A study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO,… Read More »

Choosing Between Immediate or Delayed Dental Implants

by Monica Quinn Choosing Between Immediate or Delayed Dental Implants Dental implants are an innovative technology that has now been in use for decades, so it is hardly surprising that they have evolved considerably during this period. Nowadays, they are frequently recognized as being the optimal technique for restoring missing teeth, providing patients with a… Read More »