implant fixture

im·plant fix·ture

(implant fikschŭr)
Portion of the implant surgically placed into the bone. The fixture will act as the "root" of the implant and needs a period of 3 to 6 months to be fully surrounded and supported by bone.
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If the implant fixture and the abutment are modeled separately then a contact con- dition at a predefined pre-load and torque value such as the coefficient of friction needs to be set between the two bodies.
A leading British manufacturer of orthopaedic implants and surgical instrumentation has recently installed a Guyson Multibiast RSB blast machine for cleaning off Hydroxyapatke and Titanium coating 'overspray' from its cup and stem implant fixture masks, which become encrusted with coating when its medical implants undergo Vacuum Plasma Spraying.
Patients with sufficient quality or quantity of bone to support the implant fixture only are to be selected for the implant surgery.
Dental implant is a permanent metal fixture anchored into the jaw bone topped with individual replacement of a tooth, teeth or a bridge that screws or cements into the implant fixture.
By the end of 2015, dental implant fixture units sold in Eastern Europe will equal those sold in the Benelux region and represent more than five percent of all revenues in the European dental implant market.
It begins with a market overview that segments dental implant fixture and final abutment revenues by device and region from 2007 to 2013.
Millennium Research Group's European Markets for Dental Implants 2012 report includes procedure, unit, average selling price and revenue information, along with market drivers and limiters and competitive landscape for dental implant fixtures, final abutments and other dental implant tools sold in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Another product favored by GPs entering the implant business is small-diameter dental implant fixtures," said MRG Analyst April Lee.
Physicians in these four countries are particularly interested in tapered implant fixtures, internal connection implant fixtures and custom-milled abutments.
Millennium Research Group's Asia Pacific Markets for Dental Implants 2012 report includes procedure, unit, average selling price and revenue information, along with market drivers and limiters and competitive landscape for dental implant fixtures and final abutments in Australia, Japan and South Korea.
In addition, the company has continuously pursued documentation to prove the efficacy and safety of its dental implant fixtures, a particularly important factor for North American dentists.
The NewTom VGi unit provides life-size cross-sectional images of the mandible and maxilla to assess the quality and quantity of bone, and spatial orientation of critical anatomical structures for pre- and post-insertion of implant fixtures.