DENTSPLY Prosthetics hosts Compartis

March 21, 2012

Hasselt, Belgium, September 7, 2010-DENTSPLY Prosthetics sponsored a panel of dentists and dental laboratory technicians to convene at the DENTSPLY ES Healthcare facility in Hasselt, Belgium for a two-day symposium, held on July 15th and 16th, 2010. The purpose of the meeting was to gather dental industry thought leaders for Compartis® ISUS implant case presentations, interact with and gain exposure to new implant-technology developments, and share ideas.

Hasselt, Belgium, September 7, 2010-DENTSPLY Prosthetics sponsored a panel of dentists and dental laboratory technicians to convene at the DENTSPLY ES Healthcare facility in Hasselt, Belgium for a two-day symposium, held on July 15th and 16th, 2010. The purpose of the meeting was to gather dental industry thought leaders for Compartis® ISUS implant case presentations, interact with and gain exposure to new implant-technology developments, and share ideas. Panel members included: John Ackley, Implants and Precision Manager, Bonadent Dental Lab; Dave Hodson, Manager, Harmony Dental Lab; Gregori Kurtzman, DDS; Larry Lindke, CDT, President of Dental Compositions, Inc.; Arun Nayyar, DDS; and Stephen Wagner, DDS.

During the meeting, group members participated in a DENTSPLY ES Healthcare facilities tour, a preview of ISUS CAD/CAM design software and fruitful discussions which will help to fuel DENTSPLY’s advancement of implant-supported bar platform technologies in the United States. When asked to share parting thoughts, Mr. Ackley commented, “We liked this product before (the forum) and are very excited as to where we can take this going forward."  Dr. Kurtzman added, “I can see the vision and am happy to be part of it.” Mr. Lindke agreed,“…it can be rewarding for us all.”

Compartis ISUS is CAD-designed and CAM high-precision milled Implant SupraStructures, fabricated from one single block of pure, grade 4 titanium (Ti) or cobalt chrome (CoCr) alloy. They are available in traditional bars, or fixed hybrid bars and bridges, and fit more than 200 implant systems. Compartis ISUS CAD/CAM Bars and Bridges are said to provide strength, flexibility of design and customized accuracy to meet the needs of individual patients.

The design capability of ISUS Bars and Bridges covers same-arch suprastructure cases for up to 8 implant placements and 12 tooth units. They are screw-retained directly on the implants and accommodate most implant systems or different systems used within the same arch.  All Compartis ISUS Bars and Bridges come with a DENTSPLY 10-year warranty against breakage.

To identify a dental laboratory that provides DENTSPLY Compartis ISUS Bars or Bridges visit www.ceramco.com and click on the ISUS Lab Locator, or call DENTSPLY Customer Support at 800-243-1942.