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Dental abutments are connectors used to attach crowns, bridges or removable dentures to implant fixtures.

Implant abutments are classified according to the method of prosthesis retention (screw, cement or attachment device) and the method by which they are retained to the implant fixture or body (screw-in, friction-fit or cement). These abutment types are further categorized as straight or angled, describing the axial relationship between the abutment and the implant body, and as stock or custom (prepared via additive waxing and casting).

Abutments can be made of metal, zirconium or a combination of the two. While considered a highly effective option for many years, metal abutments are typically used posteriorly, since their dark color limits the choice of crown materials (the overlying crown is either metal-reinforced or opaque all-ceramic). For anterior use, where esthetics are more critical, abutments are usually made of tooth-colored zirconium-oxide or zirconium-oxide overlaid on a titanium base. This allows for the use of highly translucent, natural appearing all-ceramic crowns.

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All are available in titanium, white, and shaded zirconia for excellent esthetics and optimum soft tissue response. Individual emergence...
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There are 6 nylon color-coded males for 6 levels of retention: white, orange, blue, grey, yellow, and red (lightest to strongest). A...
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The pre-tapered abutments are designed to be restored without additional preparation. Simple Solutions abutments with Laser-Lok are...
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The VITA-CAD Temp abutment features a metal core for strength, a reliable Ti-alloy connection, a self-retaining SCS screw, and a laser...
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The color-coded system lets users find the corresponding parts with ease. Other benefits include easy modification of the abutment and...
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The hexagon is sliced longitudinally by tiny radial spaces in its sides, providing the abutment with an elasticity allowing greater area...
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The abutment offers angle correction up to 30° and is available in 3.25 mm, 4.1 mm, and 5 mm Certain Implant restorative platforms....

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