Ankylos implant system: concept and clinical application.

  title={Ankylos implant system: concept and clinical application.},
  author={Georg H. Nentwig},
  journal={The Journal of oral implantology},
  volume={30 3},
PROBLEM The Ankylos system was developed in 1985 and has been in clinical use since 1987. Some of its significant design features include (1) a progressive thread structure of the endosseous implant body for targeted load distribution to the apically positioned spongy bone; and (2) the gap-free subgingival tapered connection to the abutments. PURPOSE The purpose of this report is to demonstrate that the Ankylos Implant System meets both the patients' and the dentists' standards of success and… CONTINUE READING
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