Outsourcing


Abutments

Atlantis™ (now part of Astra). CAD designed titanium and zirconia (100% metal free) custom abutments. Just send your mounted models to Atlantis with their lab script. If you have a Lava scanner, scan your models and send the files electronically to Atlantis, saving shipping cost, time and a reduced rate for the final abutment. Turn around time is about 8 working days. Volume discounts.


Glidewell Laboratories. Titanium and zirconia (available 100% metal free or with a metal base) custom abutments. Send mounted models and lab script. If you have a 3Shape scanner, scan your models and send the files electronically to Glidewell, saving shipping cost, time and a reduced rate for the final abutment.

Titanium Bars

Biocad (now part of Nobel Biocare™) Send unmounted working model and base plate with denture teeth set up in wax. Include Biocad lab script. Turnaround time is about two weeks. Bars can be made for almost any implant system. Biocad bars are now available through Nobel Biocare's latest incarnation of the Procera system. Lab script.
Caution, first make a verification jig with temp cylinders and have doctor try in verification jig to make sure working model matches patient situation. Even slight discrepancies can result in a costly remake!

Dentsply (Compartis® ISUS™). Bars and screw retained bridges still need to be waxed up in the laboratory with temp cylinders. Send wax up and unmounted working model with lab script to Dentsply. Material choice of chrome cobalt and titanium. Lab script.
Caution, first make a verification jig with temp cylinders and have doctor try in verification jig to make sure working model matches patient situation. Even slight discrepancies can result in a costly remake!