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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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.