Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 12 October 2010 09:27
With 1st NanoTitanium Dental Implant in U.S.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall to Officially Kick-Off Production of FDA-Approved Product;
Events Herald Fundamental Advance in Prosthetics and Medical Device Industry
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Oct. 11, 2010 – The first FDA-approved dental implant made with nanotitanium, a metal that is stronger than conventional alloys and integrates much more quickly with human bone, will be installed Thursday, Oct. 14 , 2 p.m. in the mouth of the scientist who helped develop it. Dr. Terry Lowe, chief scientist at technology incubator and commercialization company Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. (OTC: MHTX), will receive the 10-minute, nanotitanium implant procedure to replace a molar.