Newest innovation in ZimVie’s digital dentistry platform is designed for immediacy and peri-implant health.
ZimVie, a global life sciences leader in the dental and spine markets, has launched the TSX Implant in the United States (US), the latest innovation in the company’s platform of surgical, restorative, and digital dentistry solutions.
TSX Implants are designed for immediate extraction and loading protocols as well as placement predictability and primary stability in soft and dense bone. The TSX Implant incorporates features with more than two decades of real-world, clinical data to deliver peri-implant health, crestal bone maintenance, long-term osseointegration, and prosthetic stability1-8, 11-13*. Integrated with ZimVie’s end-to-end digital workflows and engineered with surgical and restorative versatility, the TSX Implant furthers ZimVie’s commitment to simplify procedures and optimise practice protocols.
The TSX Implant made its debut last week at the American Academy of Periodontology’s annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, and follows ZimVie’s joint launch of the T3 PRO Tapered Implant and Encode Emergence Healing Abutment in June 2022.
“I am pleasantly surprised how easily the TSX Implants engaged at the apex in extraction sites and was excited to see 50Ncm of torque using the new extraction protocol,” said Julius Bunek, DDS, MS, PLLC in Ann Arbor, Michigan. “Further, I was impressed with how well the implant followed the planned path of insertion and did not track off course. This implant’s compatibility with my existing surgical and prosthetic instrumentation along with the new design features are just some of the reasons I plan to use this system in my practice.”
The TSX Implant utilises a contemporary hybrid of ZimVie’s proprietary dual acid-etched (DAE) and MTX surface technologies to balance peri-implant health needs in the coronal and sub-coronal regions1-5, 11-13*. Minimally rough coronal surfaces like DAE may lower the risk of biofilm formation and peri-implantitis while offering excellent osseointegration potential to maintain crestal bone1-5, 10-13*. Meanwhile, the subcoronal MTX surface offers high osteoconductive potential with over two decades of clinical success7, 8*.
In addition to advanced surface technology, the TSX Implant’s progressive threads and taper are designed to follow the patient’s prepared osteotomy and provide a precisely positioned and aesthetically restored implant with high primary stability1, 9*.
“We created the TSX Implant to improve patient experience and enhance clinicians’ confidence in successful procedures that can be delivered more efficiently,” said Indraneel Kanaglekar, SVP and president of ZimVie Dental. “We continue to invest in bringing new, innovative products to market that broaden our suite of digitally integrated, efficient, and versatile workflows designed to improve patient health and satisfaction.”
ZimVie’s next-generation implant is compatible with the Encode Emergence 3-in-1 Healing Abutment, Impression Coping, and Scanbody System. To help the surgeon master immediate implants with greater efficiency and more predictability, the TSX Implant is surgically compatible with familiar soft and dense bone protocols, existing tools, and the company’s digital dentistry platform.
*Pre-clinical studies may not be indicative of clinical performance
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