OsseoSpeed™ TX Profile implant for sloped ridge situations – solving a clinical challenge
Mölndal, Sweden, October 14, 2011 – The recently launched dental implant OsseoSpeed™ TX Profile from Astra Tech Dental solves a well-known clinical challenge. This patented, uniquely shaped implant is specifically designed to preserve bone 360 degrees around the implant in sloped ridge situations.
“The response to this unique implant for sloped ridges has been very positive because it meets a clinical need,” says Dr. Lars Henrikson, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Astra Tech AB. OsseoSpeed™ TX Profile eliminates the common compromise between marginal bone levels and esthetics in sloped alveolar ridge situations. It is recommended that dental professionals who use this product have extensive implant treatment knowledge.
As with all Astra Tech Dental implants, OsseoSpeed™ TX Profile has all the key features of the well-documented Astra Tech BioManagement Complex™, inimitable and unique to the Astra Tech Implant System™.
Astra Tech Implant System™ – backed by more than 500 publications
Astra Tech Dental has reached an important milestone: the Astra Tech Implant System™ is now supported by more than 500 articles, published in renowned peer-reviewed scientific journals.
The articles are written by scientists and clinicians from all over the world, and have been scrutinized by an independent editorial board before being accepted for publication.
For further information, please contact:
Head of Market Communication, Global Marketing, Business Unit Dental, Astra Tech AB, Sweden
Cell phone +46 705 16 32 02
About Astra Tech
Astra Tech AB is a global leader in dental, surgical and urological products, services and support. Since September 1, 2011, the company is a part of DENTSPLY International, Inc., a global leader in professional dental products. Astra Tech has continually developed market-leading solutions to meet health care needs based on user and medical community input since 1948. Ongoing research and development is aimed at finding new ways to support caregivers and improve quality of life for patients worldwide.
Astra Tech headquarters are located in Mölndal, Sweden, with production facilities in Sweden and North America. The company is represented globally by 16 subsidiaries and selected local distribution partners. Astra Tech has 2,200 employees worldwide and the revenue in 2010 was SEK 3.9 billion. The company invests five percent of its revenues annually in research.