Pre-stressed implant component and assembly

  • US 20060246396A1
  • Filed: 04/27/2005
  • Published: 11/02/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/27/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A dental implant having a central axis and adapted to be inserted into bone comprising:

  • an insert portion; and

    an outer shell portion having an axial opening;

    wherein, the insert portion is affixed within the axial opening of the outer shell portion and the affixation of the insert portion within the axial opening of the outer shell portion is adapted to apply a compressive pre-load in the outer shell portion.

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