The Straumann® Soft Tissue Level Implant System (US)
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Preserving peri-implant health1
Odds ratios of peri-implantitis nine years after implant placement1
Astra® Tech Implant System | 3.5
98.3% Nobel Biocare Implants with the TiUnite® surface
96.6% Astra Tech implants with TiOblast® surface
All Straumann TL implants with SLA® surface.
Results from a large retrospective study1 of dental implants in a broad clinical setting with 9 year follow-up, showed that the odds ratio of peri-implantitis 9 years after implant therapy was more than three times lower with Straumann® Soft Tissue Level SLA implants than with Nobel Biocare or AstraTech Implant System implants.
Designed to respect the biological distance
10 years of clinical data – a long history of success
Implant survival rate, 10 years2
Success rate of Straumann secondary prosthetic components, 10 years3,7
Mean of marginal bone loss (in mm) after 10 years
Soft Tissue Level System | -1.07 Standard acceptable bone loss | -2.8
-1.07 Soft Tissue Level System
-2.8 Standard acceptable bone loss (according to Albrektsson et al.)3,6
Mean of marginal bone loss after 10 years in (in mm)
Reduces complexity in your workflow
Built-in smooth neck shapes the soft tissue, thus minimizing the need for time-consuming soft tissue management procedures.
One-stage surgery with integrated soft tissue management
Restoring with a solid abutment is like restoring a natural tooth preparation.
Easy to maintain due to height of the machined collar, with clear access to implant connection, even in the posterior region
A solution for every clinical need
Versatile implant options maximize treatment flexibility
(2.8 and 1.8 mm neck)
Wide choice of prosthetic solutions
Precise and flexible positioning with the synOcta® connection
Original: Perfect fit with original components
New impression components
Maximize precision and reliability of your restorations with the new impression components.
Dr. French: “…it makes more sense from the peri-implant health perspective…”
Dr. Higginbottom: “…easier than restoring natural teeth …”
Dr. Martin: “… very easy to confirm seating of multiple units …”
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1 Derks J, Schaller D, Hakansson J, Wennstrom JL, Tomasi C, Berglundh T. Effectiveness of Implant Therapy Analyzed in a Swedish Population: Prevalence of Peri-implantitis. J Dent Res. 2016 Jan; 95(1):43-9. (Doctoral thesis reference: ISBN 978-91-628-9491-7).
2 Buser D, Janner SF, Wittneben JG, Brägger U, Ramseier CA, Salvi GE. 10-Year Survival and Success Rates of 511 Titanium Implants with a Sandblasted and Acid-Etched Surface: A Retrospective Study in 303 Partially Edentulous Patients. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2012 Dec;14(6):839-51.
3 Wittneben JG, Buser D, Salvi GE, Bürgin W, Hicklin S, Brägger U. Complication and failure rates with implant-supported fixed dental prostheses and single crowns: a 10-year retrospective study. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res.2014 Jun;16(3):356-64.
4 The calculation is based on n =388 reevaluated reconstructions (397 original reconstructions – 9 non-prosthetic failures) Wittneben et al.(2014, p. 3 & p. 6). In total there were 13 abutment related complications (10x occlusal screw loosening, 1x occlusal screw fracture, 1x abutment loosening, 1x abutment fracture) Wittneben et al.(2014, p. 5)
5 Fischer K, Stenberg T. Prospective 10-year Cohort Study Based on a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) on Implant-Supported Full-Arch Maxillary Prostheses. Part 1: Sandblasted and Acid-Etched Implants and Mucosal Tissue. Clin Implant Dent Relat Research. 2012 Dec;14(6):808-12.
6 Fischer K, Stenberg T. Prospective 10-year cohort study based on a randomized, controlled clinical trial (RCT) on implant-supported full-arch maxilary prostheses. Part II: Prosthetic outcomes and maintenance. Clin Implant Dent Relat Research. 2013 Aug;15(4):498-508.
7 Albrektsson T, Zarb G, Worthington P, Eriksson AR. The long-term efficacy of currently used dental implants: A review and proposed criteria of success. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 1986 Summer;1(1):11-25.