Welcome to The BRIDGE, the social and information hub of the dental lab industry. Connect with industry peers and vendors, ask questions, sign up for events, review products, read LMT articles and industry news and more!
RHEIN83 USA's custom fit design service is ideal for matching and reconstructing implant cases when there is little...See more or no documentation identifying the existing implant fixture. This unique service enables the laboratory or dentist to ship the model or any part of the "mystery" connection (for example, healing cap, etc.) to the Rhein83 facility in Italy. There, the parts are scanned and reproduced to any size diameter with cuff heights from 1 to 7mm using CAD/CAM technology. The implant attachment is milled, creating an ideal match between the new fabricated implant attachment and the original implant thread. Turnaround time is eight to 10 working days.
OT Equator is RHEIN 83 USA's newest line of low-profile castable and direct implant overdenture attachments. One...See more of the smallest attachment systems available, the OT Equator has a low vertical profile of 2.1mm., a diameter of 4.4mm. and offers multiple solutions for overdenture treatment planning when vertical space limitations are a consideration. The system is available in two versions—Castable and Prefabricated Titanium abutments—which are compatible with any implant brand and manufactured with cuff heights from .5mm. to 7mm. Female caps are retained by a stainless steel housing ranging in four levels of retention. A complete line of Equator accessories and tools is also available.
With its 2.1mm vertical height and 4.4mm width, the new Equator bar attachment offers the lowest profile and least...See more overall dimensions of any overdenture bar attachment system on the market, according to RHEIN 83 USA. Manufactured with a standard 2-mm threaded base, the attachment is indicated for CAD/CAM milled bars or in-lab tap and thread applications. It has a smooth titanium-nitrate finish and 1600 Vickers hardness, which extend the life expectancy of the male and elastic female components. Also available: castable and implant abutment version of Equator that's compatible with any implant brand; nylon caps in four levels of retention that are easily maintained by the dental office; black processing caps; stainless steel housings; impression copings; laboratory analogs; and tools.
- 78% Donít have the equipment, staff or expertise in house - 48% To offer a wider variety of restorations - 12% When they have too much work/to even out the workflow - 11% To test new products and restorative materials before making purchases - 7% When the lab is short staffed - 3% When our equipment is down/being repaired
LMT Original Research © 2010 - 2013