Zimmer Dental Launches Game-Changing Trabecular Metal Dental Implant
Zimmer Dental Inc., a leading provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and
a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of
the revolutionary Zimmer® Trabecular MetalTM
Dental Implant in the U.S. and select global markets. The Trabecular Metal
Dental Implant adds dimension to implant dentistry and is The Best Thing Next to
The Trabecular Metal Dental Implant features an osteoconductive mid-section
that is structurally similar to cancellous bone. Portions of the implant also utilize
Zimmer Dental’s MTX® microtextured surface, which has been
documented to achieve high levels of bone-to-implant contact.
Human studies of the Trabecular Metal Dental Implant started in 2010. In
a study of Trabecular Metal Dental Implants in canine mandibular models,
evidence of ingrowth by maturing bone was documented as early as two weeks after
implantation. Further data is being collected to document clinical results in human
Manufactured at Zimmer’s TMT facility in Parsippany, NJ, and used in the Zimmer’s
cutting-edge orthopaedic devices for more than a decade, Trabecular Metal
Material is a three-dimensional, highly biocompatible material—not an implant surface
or coating—with up to 80 percent porosity and a structure comparable to cancellous
bone. Made from tantalum, element number 73 in the periodic table, Trabecular Metal
material is fabricated utilizing a proprietary vapor deposition process.
Combining the popular features of the Tapered Screw-Vent®
Implant (including Platform PlusTM Technology and crestal options)
with the unique properties of Trabecular Metal Material, the Trabecular
Metal Dental Implant is compatible with the Tapered Screw-Vent
Surgical Kit and prosthetics for easy incorporation into treatment plans.
For decades, Zimmer Dental has gained the trust of thousands of clinicians worldwide
who count on its comprehensive line of products to deliver successful patient outcomes.
By looking to new and innovative technologies and leveraging its relationship with
its parent company, Zimmer Holdings, Zimmer Dental continues to reinforce its commitment
to offering state-of-the-art dental solutions to clinicians.
Contact a Zimmer Dental Sales Consultant or Customer Service at (800) 854-7019 or
(760) 929-4300, or visit www.TrabecularMetal.ZimmerDental.com
for more information.
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