Category Archives: Single Stage

Tilite Prosthesis in Dental Implantology

Black gums and Allergic Inflammation of gums

This really is frequently triggered by low quality alloy. Lesser quality alloys frequently contain non-refined metallic elements which yield toxic substances throughout formulation. These non-refined metallic elements contain lead, cadmium, iron, mercury along with other undesirable elements.

Porcelain fused to tilite metal fixed partial denture.

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One Stage Dental Implants

The evolution of dental implant related treatments in this era took its origin from the work of Branemark, who scientifically validated the entire process of placing an implant into bone, waiting a period of time for that bone to heal towards the implant, after which long-term functional loading adopted. Throughout the 70s and early 80s, a 1 stage threaded titanium plasma covered dental implant was adopted for overdenture retention with immediate loading. Also know as Swiss screw, the plasma coated dental implant was place into the anterior mandible and led to excellent long-term success. Other one stage implant systems were slow to emerge, but as they were proved with supporting data, the idea of a 1 stage endosseous dental implant therapy acquired credibility. The Strauman system has long-term data, showing that the one stage unloaded dental implant system can function in most regions of the mouth in distinction using the Swiss screw and also the Branemark methods.
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Q&A: What are Mini Dental Implants?

Question: What are Mini Dental Implants?

Answer: Mini Dental Implants are small diameter implants which are mainly used for Denture Stabilization especially in the lower arch. MDI has a diameter of less than 3 mm. MDIs are also very useful in orthodontic cases as anchors.

History: Over 20 years ago, a New York dentist by the name of Victor I Sendax designed and started utilizing his surgical technique. Mini dental implants, also known as MDI are 1.8 mm diameter biocompatible titanium alloy implant screws. In early 1998, Dr. Ronald A Bulard, who had previously formed the IMTEC Corporation, entered into a strategic alliance with Dr. Sendax. After studying and refining Dr. Sendax’s original protocol, Dr. Bulard added a single one piece O-Ball design to Dr. Sendax’s concept. With Dr. Bulard’s material enhancement and Dr. Sendax’s patented insertion protocol, the IMTEC Sendax MDI was created.
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Mini Dental Implants

Mini Dental Implants (Small Diameter Implants)

Mini Dental Implants, also known as Small Diameter Implants are commonly used to improve the retention of Lower Complete Denture. It was designed as temporary, but nowadays it can provide long term service inside the patient’s mouth. It can provide long-term full denture stabilization, partial denture stabilization, long term fixation of single crown and dental bridges. SDI (Small Diameter Implants) are also used in other fields of Dentistry, especially in Orthodontics.