- Posted April 18, 2014 by
Sterngold Dental LLC Saves Life Of Little Boy Sisay
Sterngold Dental LLC’s cutting edge technology and curative dentistry helped to restore the facial features of Sisay, a young child from Africa. He was mauled by a wild hyena when he was merely six years old. He was clinging for his life when his trip to USA turned a new leaf in his life – his deformed face was restored by experts at Sterngold’s curative dentistry. With their world class technology the Sterngold professionals worked on Sisay’s dental abutments and gave him a prosthesis which seems to gave the child a new lease of life.
On a very unfortunate day, Sisay was mauled by a wild hyena while he was playing in his backyard. The attack left Sisay completely deformed and clinging for life. The hyena had viciously attacked the young boy’s face, which forced him to lose his nose, upper jaw and part of his upper lip. He lost all hope of living a normal life. But then a miracle happened. Sterngold’s curative dentistry and professionals restored his deformed face. Over the last four years, he has endured over 16 facial surgeries.
Sterngold Dental's SFI Abutments were used to help restore Sisay's face. SFI was installed, but not traditionally used in the mouth. It was used rather as part of a superstructure cast to support his prosthetic nose. SFI Bars were used as the tripod structure, then magnets were installed to connect Sisay’s prosthetic nose.
Sterngold has also initiated a campaign to raise funds to send Sisay and his family to Disney World in Florida. It is one of Sisay’s ultimate dreams is to visit there. Sisay has been very resilient in his life and struggles and Sterngold is helping Sisay fulfill his dream. Sterngold in collaboration with the Pi Center in PA, who is providing the restorative care for Sisay, will jointly be working on this campaign to raise $8000. Further, any donations beyond the Disney Trip goal will be added to Sisay's future medical expenses.
About Sterngold Dental LLC
Sterngold Dental, LLC is the union of two strong companies with impressive dental histories: APM-Sterngold and ImplaMed. Sterngold was founded in 1897 as a fabricator of precious alloys, and is credited as among the first to produce consistently formulated and alloyed dental casting golds. Today, Sterngold Dental, LLC continues to build upon a rewarding century-old relationship with restorative dentistry, and is a world renowned leader in alloys, attachments, implants, and restorative systems.