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Dental Implants, Transosteal

Definition : Dental devices designed for implantation through the mandibular bone (i.e., transosteal or transosseous). These implants typically consist of screws that are inserted through the bone, penetrating the entire jaw and emerging at the bottom of the chin where they are secured with a nut and a pressure plate. Transosteal implants are usually made of alloplastics (e.g., metal) materials; titanium (and/or titanium alloy) is the most frequently used metal due to its ability to become incorporated in the bone structure (i.e., fused to the bone, known as osseointegration). Standard transosteal dental implants are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, including implants appropriate for individual teeth, several teeth (i.e., bridges), and complete denture support; this type of implant is no longer frequently used in current dental practice.

Entry Terms : "Dental Implants, Transosseous" , "Transosseous Dental Implants" , "Transosteal Dental Implants"

UMDC code : 23659

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BioHorizons Implant Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

BioHorizons is dedicated to developing evidence-based and scientifically proven products. From the launch of the External implant system (Maestro) in 1997, to the Laser-Lok 3.0 implant in 2010, dental professionals as well as patients have confidence in our comprehensive portfolio of dental implants and biologics products.

SCHUTZ Dental Group

Company Type: Parent

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