healing cap

healing cap,

n a device used during the second stage of dental implantation. It consists of a cylindrical head on the superior part and two downwardly projecting legs that are inserted into an anchor. It protects the area before the insertion of permanent prosthesis.
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The sterile applicator contains one implant and one healing cap in a dry state, and the liquid conditioning agent in a sealed cartridge.
Bone level Implants plus closure screws, healing caps and surgical instruments and cassetts.
Recently, there has been a shift towards the use of strong polymers and composites for applications involving some degree of structural performance in load bearing applications such as crowns and bridges, abutments, healing caps and implants.
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