The Dentist’s Guide to Placing Implants in Simple Cases

31 Aug 2016 Charles A. Babbush, DDS, MScD
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A simple implant is one that has obtained a simplistic design using cutting-edge technologies and materials to cover a broad range of applications. Zuga Medical’s dental implant process is a drill-based solution that simplifies the procedure into 7 easy steps, while its training seminar provides dentists who have never placed implants before with the tools necessary to perform a simple implant surgery.  

Zuga’s tool kit features carefully designed drills with automatic stop guides that reduce over-drilling and potential complications. The bone-level implants are designed to maintain crestal bone heights and retain soft tissue for a more natural and esthetic result. A conical, low-angle taper design offers a tight and secure position of the abutment, allowing the implant to achieve higher fatigue strength while preventing leakage.

The Zuga tapered cylinder-shaped implant body with half-circle threads allows for self-tapping insertion, which produces increased initial stability, due to expansion of the approximating bone as well as the gradual condensing of the surrounding bone. Zuga’s patent-pending margin ring reduces the number of restorative steps while improving the aesthetics at the margin. 

With appropriate training, any dentist can place simple implants and add a lifelong skill to their practice. Learn more about Zuga Medical’s simple dental implant solutions at zugamedical.com/simplicity or call (216) 292-5910.

Dr. Babbush received his DDS from the University of Detroit School of Dentistry and his master of dental science degree from Boston University. He completed his oral surgery residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Cleveland. Currently he is director of the Dental Implant Center, Cleveland, and clinical professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as director of dental implant research at Case School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University.

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