All posts by Prof. Jill A. Helms

Overcoming obstacles

Dr. Helms discusses the molecular mechanisms of bone formation, implications for immediate implants and interesting directions for further long-term research.

/ February 21, 2018

The mechanical environment of immediate placement

In this, the second of a three-part series, Dr. Helms discusses our best current understanding of the mechanical context of an immediately loaded implant.

/ July 20, 2017
PDL contributes to bone healing

The biological environment of immediate placement

In this, the first of a three-part series, Dr. Helms discusses our best current understanding of the biological environment into which implants are placed.

/ January 1, 2017

Implants can help put life at more than face value

The face can express who we are as well as what we mean to say.

/ January 22, 2016