Dental implant with hardened calcium phosphate cement inside

Jiin-Huey Chern (Inventor), Chien-Ping Ju (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A dental implant. The dental implant is to be installed in a predrilled bore formed in jawbone tissue for retaining a dental prosthesis. The dental implant includes a substantially cylindrical hollow base member having a wall defining a space in the hollow base member, and through-thickness holes in communication with the space and an outer surface of the wall. Hardened calcium phosphate cement is filled in the through-thickness holes and in at least a portion of the space. A receiving member is integrally formed at one end of the hollow base member for receiving a dental prosthesis.
Original languageEnglish
Patent number6916177
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr 29

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