implant superstructure

(redirected from dental implant abutment)

im·plant su·per·struc·ture

(im'plant sū'per-strŭk-chŭr)
The portion of a dental implant that attaches to its implant substructure and to a fixed or removable dental prosthesis to support or retain that prosthesis.
Synonym(s): dental implant abutment.
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The use of zirconia in dental implant abutment has been introduced because of its high fracture resistance compared to alumina and other dental ceramics (53).
Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Dental Implant Abutments
For research purposes, 3D form system elements were modeled: the interforaminal segment of an edentulous mandible (class V according to Cawood and Howell [18], cylinder segments of the peri-implant bone, 4 titanic dental implant abutments in the perpendicular position to the occlusal plane, 14-tooth solid bridge with perforations for fixation made of cobalt-chrome alloy, and 4 fixation screws made of cobalt-chrome alloy (Fig.
for $71 million, which gave it access to computer-aided design technology for dental implant abutments.
Atlantis produces dental implant abutments in the most materials and for more implant systems than any other manufacturer of patient-specific abutments.
Atlantis produces custom dental implant abutments in the most materials and for more implant systems than any other manufacturer of patient-specific abutments.
Under his leadership, Atlantis has evolved into the world-leader in computer-generated, patient-specific dental implant abutments.
Atlantis produces dental implant abutments in more materials and for more implant systems than any other manufacturer of computer-milled patient-specific abutments.