Barcelona, Spain - Terrats Medical, SL is pleased to announce that they have received FDA Market Clearance for their DESS dental implant compatible abutments and components.
Their state of the art manufacturing facility meets and exceeds quality control standards and regulatory approvals including CE, Health Canada, ISO 9001, and ISO 13485.
DESS manufactures over 1000 different prosthetic components for over 15 implant systems including Nobel Replace, Nobel Active, Straumann Bone Level, Straumann Tissue Level, 3i Certain, Zimmer, BioHorizons, MIS, Astra Osseospeed, Astra EV, Anyklos, Branemark, 3i Osseotite External, and Xive.
Advances in surface treatment, materials, and dental abutment design are incorporated into the entire DESS product line.
Select Grip (tm) is the first FDA approved industrially preconditioned sandblasted surface. This unique surface treatment is applied to all the DESS ti bases, straight abutments, angled abutments, and titanium temporary abutments. This eliminates the need to sandblast, ensures the implant interface connection remains undamaged, and reduces chair time by ensuring quick and reliable bonding.
DESS is the first FDA approved company to manufacture screws using harder titanium, exceeding the ASTM F136 standard by 100-200MPa. This enables torqueing up to 150% of the nominal torque setting, reduces screw loosening and screw breakage.
DESS is on the forefront on angulated screw channel design with the Aurum™ angulated screw channel ti base. This can be placed with an angle of up to 25 degrees off the axis of the implant, anywhere within a 360-degree range. Screw access can be placed on the lingual side of the restoration. It’s the ideal screw retained restoration for anterior esthetic regions where a buccal screw access point would previously have ruled them out. The Aurum is gold anodized with the SelectGrip™ preconditioned sandblasted surface and final titanium screw.
The cost effectiveness of intraoral scanning is becoming a reality with DESS components. We offer intraoral scan bodies, analogs for 3d printed models, tibases, Aurum bases, and premilled titanium interface blocks. Our free library files for 3shape, Dental Wings, Exocad, Carestream, and many other dental CAD/CAM system are available for download.