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1. (WO1998048729) IMPLANT SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/048729    International Application No.:    PCT/SE1998/000730
Publication Date: Fri Nov 06 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61C 8/00
Applicants: ASTRA AKTIEBOLAG
HANSSON, Stig
Inventors: HANSSON, Stig
Title: IMPLANT SYSTEM
Abstract:
A fixture (301) of a dental implant system for implantation in bone tissue (312, 314) of the maxilla or mandible by displacement thereof in a forward direction for supporting a superstructure such as an abutment, the fixture having a forward end, a rearward end (330) which presents an interfacing surface (350) for interfacing with an interfacing surface of the superstructure and an outer surface (305) which forwardly of a predetermined position (307) on the outer surface is adapted for interlocking with bone tissue of the maxilla or mandible. The interfacing surface of the fixture is structurally isolated from the fixture outer surface to a level which is both forwardly of the interfacing surface and the predetermined position on the fixture outer surface.