Quality, versatility and reliability with the Straumann CARES Variobase Abutment [VIDEO]

January 9, 2014

The Straumann® CARES® Variobase™ Abutment is a hybrid abutment with a titanium-alloy bonding base and customized zirconium dioxide coping, delivering the reliability of a titanium connection with the pleasing esthetics of a ceramic coping.

The Straumann® CARES® Variobase™ Abutment is a hybrid abutment with a titanium-alloy bonding base and customized zirconium dioxide coping, delivering the reliability of a titanium connection with the pleasing esthetics of a ceramic coping. The CARES Variobase Abutment can be used as a screw-retained, full-contour solution for your referring clinicians. The patented* engaging mechanism between the CARES Variobase coping and the CARES Variobase abutment offers reliability and efficiency when bonding the two components into a finished, one-piece CARES Variobase Abutment.  

Two restorative materials are available for a CARES Variobase Coping: zirconium dioxide zerion®, and polycon® AE, a temporary material. The CARES Variobase Abutment can be used for single-tooth screw-retained or cement-retained restorations, or cement-retained bridges via a mesostructure. *patent pending in U.S. 

Features include:

  • Titanium-alloy bonding base with customized zirconium dioxide coping for individual patient situations 

  • Precisely engineered engaging mechanism between the CARES Variobase Abutment and Coping is designed for a precise connection and optimal force distribution 

  • Laser-etched Straumann logo indicating that it’s an original Straumann Abutment 

  • Labs can create a CARES Variobase Abutment in three ways: Straumann’s in-lab CAD/CAM system; the CARES Prosthetic App for Dental Wings; or via the Scan & Shape online service from Straumann.

For more information, contact Straumann by visiting straumann.us or by calling 800-448-8168