Inventor of Dental Material Technology That Regrows Bone Is Edison Awards Finalist

Posted on February 13, 2019

The Edison Awards has announced that Dr. Amos Yahav, founder of Augma Biomaterials (www.augmabio.com), has been selected as a 2019 awards finalist for his invention of Bond Apatite®, a new dental material technology that regenerates a patient's own natural bone following implants and other complex oral procedures. The Edison Awards, named after inventor Thomas Alva Edison, recognizes and honors the world's best in innovators and innovations.

"It is a true honor to be recognized as an inventor in the same breath as Thomas Edison and the awards that showcase his greatness," said Dr. Yahav. "As Edison's inventions impacted people's lives forever, we have tried to advance the progress of people's dental/oral health by developing a material that ensures successful outcomes of implants and other complex oral bone augmentation procedures. We thank the Edison Awards for spotlighting Bond Apatite®, a technology that makes these procedures much less invasive, accelerates healing for patients and, most importantly, gives patients their own bone back."

Bond Apatite® is a cement-based material (biphasic calcium sulfate) that is injected into the areas implants or oral bone augmentation restoration procedures are performed, causing a patient's natural bone to regenerate post-procedure (https://bit.ly/2Hnvyis). The Augma Biomaterials - invented product has been successfully used in hundreds of thousands of procedures by thousands of dentists and dental specialists around the world (https://bit.ly/2CCUL2q).

Augma Biomaterials will be at the Edison Awards event in New York City on April 4th (https://bit.ly/1A89urT).

About Augma Biomaterials

Augma Biomaterials is devoted to challenging the status quo by development, production, and marketing of synthetic bone substitutes for the dental market. The company focuses its activity on the development of innovative materials required for bone augmentation, based on a novel technology, scientific knowledge, and extensive research.

Augma Biomaterials has adopted the slogan: It's My Bone, stating its aspiration for finding solutions that help rejuvenate the growth of previously lost bone due to oral bone degradation over time or due to oral trauma. The company's solutions are simple to use and operate, providing the dental surgeon with the best results and thus ultimately contributing to the patients' well-being and satisfaction.

The company's vision is to persist in finding simple solutions for the diverse requirements in the fields of dental implantation and complex surgical procedures.

About the Edison Awards

Established in 1987, the Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. For more information about the Edison Awards, please visit www.edisonawards.com

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