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GC Advanced Technologies Inc. (GCAT), a subsidiary of GC America, offers custom CAD/CAM implant abutments in a variety of materials and are available in Titanium, All Zirconia or Blend (Hybrid). The Aadva...See more Blend Abutment combines the strength of a titanium base with the esthetics of a zirconia top, and the Blend Abutments base is gold anodized for maximum esthetics. The All Zirconia and Blend Abutments are offered in 10 different shades. GCAT accepts 3Shape .stl files, models and customer waxups.
Available from ASTRA TECH for all major implant systems and in a full range of materials, Atlantis patient-specific abutments are designed for optimized function and esthetics. Using 3D scanned imaging...See more and proprietary Atlantis VAD™ (Virtual Abutment Design) software, Atlantis helps eliminate the need for laboratory investment in materials, hardware and software and time spent on the waxing and milling required with other CAD/CAM systems.
BICON Dental Implant's system is comprised of plateaus, sloping shoulders and a bacterially sealed, 1.5° locking taper implant-to-abutment connection. With this plateau design, cortical-like bone forms...See more around and between each plateau; this Haversian bone allows for the routine use of 5.0-mm short implants. The sloping shoulder provides the necessary room for bone to support interdental papillae that are gingivally esthetic. Bicon's 360° universal abutment positioning provides for the cementless and screwless Integrated Abutment Crown™, which consistently provides for a non-metallic esthetic gingival margin.
The Boston CAD/CAM Center provides advanced digital and milling technology to ensure dependable results and offers Procera® Custom Abutments (Ti $205, Zr $245) that fit many implant systems, including...See more Branemark System®, Nobel Replace™, Replace®, Nobel Perfect®, SteriOssHL™, Astra Tech®, Camlog®, Straumann® and more. The new Zimmer and 3i platforms for zirconia will soon be available. Also offered are titanium NobelProcera™ Implant Bar Overdenture frameworks. Call or email for details on design, milling, frameworks, Procera zirconia, titanium abutments and turnaround time.
Clix Ball Abutments feature a 2.25-mm female that provides an audible click and grabs a greater surface area of the ball abutment for more retention, less wear and less servicing. The abutments are now...See more available for Zimmer TSV NP, Zimmer TSV RP and compatible systems.
In addition to providing the Astra Tech Implant System™, Ankylos® and XiVE®, DENTSPLY Implants also offers the Atlantis™ patient-specific, CAD/CAM solution for all major implant systems....See more Atlantis abutments are available for cement-retained and single-tooth, screw-retained restorations and can be ordered in a wide range of materials including titanium, gold-shaded titanium and up to five shades of zirconia. By using 3D-scanned imaging, Atlantis abutments are uniquely designed based on the final desired tooth shape and can be conveniently ordered 24/7 via Atlantis WebOrder.
The Dynamic Abutment system developed by TALLADIUM INTERNATIONAL IMPLANTOLOGY is an essential tool to modify and rectify angulations over implants placed incorrectly on prosthetic restorations, maintaining...See more the screwed prosthesis. Consisting of two pieces connected together by an elbow that works as a joint, the system has full freedom of movement in circumference between 0° and 20°. Benefits include: cast-to abutments on a Tilite® milled base, millimetric precision on desired angulation, simplification and speed to problem solution, cost reduction, esthetics improvement (no vestibular metallic edge) and improved prosthesis function. The Dynamic Abutment system is also certified by FDA, ISO 13485.03, ISO 9001.08 and has CE-marking.
GPS Abutments from IMPLANT DIRECT are available in both straight and angled (15° and 30°) options for many of the most popular implant systems. Compatible with Zest Anchors' LOCATOR® attachments,...See more they come with an internal cap attachment that maintains 100% retention at 10° rotation. All-in-one packaging includes abutment, transfer, metal housing with nylon liner, spacer, processing male and comfort cap.
Aurident's Delta Milling Center provides hybrid or titanium custom abutments for a number of the most popular implant systems at an economical price. Aurident can mill abutment copings from either Aurident's...See more Delta Zirconia or BruxZir® Zirconia. Turnaround time for completed cases is typically four to five working days after receipt of models or scans.
Fabricate in-house customized ceramic abutments with SIRONA inLab using the inLab 3D software that allows you to design the restoration and mesostructure in one step. Sirona's integrated implant database...See more matches the correct TiBase™ set and inCoris™ ZI meso block with the systems your clients use the most. inCoris ZI meso blocks are available in two shades and two sizes, and each Sirona TiBase kit includes abutment screw, titanium base and scan body designed to fit most implant systems. The final fabrication of the full-contour or cut-back restoration can be milled from feldspathic, glass ceramic or lithium disilicate materials.
Now technicians can fabricate implant-supported hybrid restorations by combining a titanium abutment base with IPS e.max Press from Ivoclar Vivadent. You can fabricate a multi-part hybrid abutment or all-in-one...See more hybrid abutment crown depending on the clinical situation. This custom abutment technique can be completed by IPS e.max Press laboratories without investment in new equipment and provides the clinician and patient with a durable, esthetic abutment.
SCHUTZ Dental Group is now a recognized distributor of NT-Trading implant components in the U.S. These components consist of titanium bases and screws for all the major implant systems as well as the corresponding...See more laboratory analogs. New: the new 2-Connect system for bridge or bar constructions and preformed titanium interfaces that allow for the custom milling of all major implants in your own milling machine. All products are stocked in the U.S., FDA approved and available for immediate delivery.
The Screw-Retained BruxZir and BioZX2 Crowns from DENTAL ARTS LABORATORIES combine the abutment and crown into one solid restoration, providing a one-piece alternative to cemented implant restorations....See more There is no crown margin and therefore no concerns about excess cement. They offer easy retrievability and, because the crowns are all zirconia, there's no possibility of porcelain fracturing off. The Screw-Retained Crown is compatible with the following implant systems: Neoss, NobelReplace, NobelActive, Biomet 3i Certain, Brånemark System RP, Straumann Bone Level and Zimmer Screw-Vent.
ATTACHMENTS INTERNATIONAL provides a full line of quality implant components for all major implant companies. This year's newest products include: a line of BIC™ components compatible with Certain...See more implants, and Titanium Bases for Zirconia Abutments compatible with both internal tri-channel and internal hex implants. The bases come with a plastic waxing sleeve for contouring with wax or composite before scanning. A wide variety of attachments is also available.
Zimmer Contour Zirconia Abutments offer a beautiful, off-the-shelf fit. Engineered to work with ZIMMER DENTAL's Tapered Screw-Vent® Implant System, these zirconia abutments deliver a combination of...See more strength, esthetics and simplicity. The pre-defined offset margin is lower on the buccal aspect to minimize preparation time.