Industry News

Surgical Navigation’s Role in Digital Implant Dentistry 


Learn about the prosthetically driven implant integration with X-Guide + 3Shape Implant Studio® and how dynamically guided navigation offers dentists a more accurate, streamlined workflow for implants.
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Laith Mahmood, DDS, MD discusses how X-Guide 3D dynamic navigation allows him to push the boundaries of implant placement while keeping him optimistic about the future of oral surgery.
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Beyond static guidance


For experienced surgeons, dynamic surgical navigation offers improved outcomes and other benefits. Hear what David Lee Hill, DDS and Jonathan Ng, DDS, MSC have to say about the benefits of Dynamic Navigation over static guidance. 
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X-Nav Technologies Improves Dental Implant Surgery with X-MarkTM Virtual-Based Navigation Technology


X-Nav Technologies, LLC announced that it has received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for X-Mark TM, a new virtual patient registration technology that advances navigated dental implant surgery.

Prosthetics-Driven Treatment Workflows for Full-Arch Implant Reconstructions

Inside Dental Technology

Stephen F. Balshi, MBE

This case series will review full-arch treatment with a single prosthetic device that is combined with guided implant placement. This can be done either with dynamic navigation or with static guidance.

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Implant Placement Accuracy Using Dynamic Navigation 

The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants

Michael S. Block, DMD/Robert W. Emery, DDS/Kathryn Lank/James Ryan, DDS, MS

Conclusion: Dynamic navigation can achieve accuracy of implant placement similar to static guides and is an improvement over freehand implant placement. In addition, there was a learning curve to achieve proficiency.

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Peer-to-Peer: Why I Use X-Guide

Dr. Aaron Quitmeyer was interviewed by Dental Product Shopper magazine to discuss his use of X-Guide dental implant navigation in his practice for everything from single implants to immediate and full arch cases. “It’s been a game changer for consistency and precision during dental implant placement.”

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CE Book: Interaction of CBCT, Intraoral Scanning, and CAD/CAM in Dentistry: An Overview

Robert Pauley, Jr., DMD

Dental implants have become an increasingly preferred option for patients with partial or complete edentulism. Digital technology has advanced to streamline and improve the workflow for patients who are receiving implants. This article will focus on the use of a digital workflow to optimize surgical and prosthetic results. This article will explain each of these technologies, discussing how they are used both individually and together to form a comprehensive, effective digital workflow.

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The X-Guide System Takes Center Stage As Navigation Booms

The X-Guide system has gathered a lot of attention as an industry-leading navigation system from surgeons, key opinion leaders, speakers, dental journals and associations.

Interactive, turn-by-turn guidance during live surgery gives you the ability to control the exact position, angle and depth — like a GPS for your handpiece.

The X-Guide system features patented technology that makes learning and integrating navigation technology easy. Read more.

Dynamic Image Navigation –

Implementation in the Esthetic Zone Utilizing a Multidisciplinary Approach

The Use of Dynamic navigation to prevent implant Complications...

Every Patient.

Every Time.

Audio Podcast

Dentists, Implants and Worms interview with

Dr. Robert Emery to Discuss Navigation

Dr. Justin Moody and the team at Dentists, Implants and Worms interviewed Dr. Robert Emery of Washington, D.C. to discuss how NAVIGATION technology is bursting into the implant world. Listen to this fun and educational audio podcast to hear why the X-Guide system stands out as the industry leader and learn about the future of Navigation in dentistry. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN NOW.

CE Article: Implementing Dynamic Navigation Implant Surgery In A Modern Dental Practice

Dr. Michael Hartman discusses a technology that can have a positive effect on implant treatment outcomes.

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The X-Guide System Takes Center Stage As Navigation Booms

Clinical & Techniques


Applying the X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation System In Your Practice

Dental Products Report Magazine 4/2016 edition

A closer look at surgical navigation for dental implants from X-Nav Technologies. Click here to read more!

X-Guide Product Profile:

Implant Practice Magazine

 The X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation system is the featured Product Profile
in the April/ May 2016 – Vol 9 No 2 issue of Implant Practice US magazine.
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Accuracy analysis of free-handed implant placement compared to a dynamic navigation system.

Análise comparativa entre a precisão na instalação de implantes utilizando a técnica convencional versus a técnica guiada por imagem

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Dynamic Navigation for Dental Implant Surgery 

Minimally Invasive Extraction Site Management With Dehydrated Amnion/Chorion Membrane: Immediate Implant Placement With Dynamic Navigation

Compendium of Continuing Education
in Dentistry

The X-GuideTM Dynamic 3D Navigation system expands the surgeon’s control over the implant process during live surgery.

X-Nav Technologies, LLC announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the X-GuideTM Dynamic 3D Navigation system. The X-Guide system is designed to elevate the surgeon’s control and precision over the entire implant process, including planning and placement. This results in the ability to deliver a more desirable functional and aesthetic outcome in dental implant surgeries.

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