In order to plan the treatment and to position the implant correctly, it is necessary to be aware of the required surgical techniques and to have an adequate specialized training. Prior to any implant surgery an accurate medical history of the patient must be performed (clinical and radiographic analysis are necessary) and all possible risks must be assessed. Patient expectations must also be well defined. Close communication between the patient, the dentist, the surgeon and the dental technician is essential to obtain the desired prosthetic result. A well-designed surgical protocol based on preoperative examinations and treatment planning is the prerequisite for a successful outcome.
In specific clinical situations, a specifically designed implant type / system is more suitable than the standard implant lines. BT-SAFE implant line is extended by BT-NANO, a 5 mm a./o. 6 mm short implant in 3 different diameters (4.2 mm / 4.8 mm / 6.0 mm) which can be inserted using the existing BT-SAFE surgical kit. It helps to avoid extensive augmentation procedures and is considered as a splinted support for longer, regular BTK implants. Please note that BT-NANO requires KW (konic wide = Ø 3.4 mm) prosthetic componentry.
LIMITED INDICATIONS Short Implants (e.g. BT-NANO) Due to their reduced surface area for bone anchorage, implants with length 6 mm or less are to be used exclusively for the following indications: • as an additional implant combined with longer than 6 mm implants to support implant-borne restorations • as an auxiliary implant for implant-borne bar designs supporting full dentures in extremely atrophied jaws.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BT-NANO IMPLANT BT-NANO is the ultra-short conical body implant line made of commercially pure, cold worked titanium Grade 4 and feature the DAE (dual acid-etched) surface. BT-NANO is a bone-level and self-tapping implants. The special back-tapered design of the coronal portion, with a smooth portion of 0.6 mm, provides excellent management of the cortical bone. The nominal maximum diameter of the implants is positioned 1.5 mm from the platform helping to create a seal with no stress for the cortical bone. The integrated design between implant interface and abutment, narrowed that the implant platform, allows to preserve the soft tissues such as the biological width (platform switching concept). The tapering shape of the implant body, combined with the design of the thread is planned to allow a gradual condensation of the bone in the radial direction ensuring a good primary stability in the coronal level, where there is the greatest implant seal, even in the presence of poor quality bone. BT-NANO has a optimized design to resist lateral loads. The thread is designed to have a surface area 27% greater compared to a traditional screw implant of the same size and it is sharp up to 2 mm from the platform, where it becomes slightly square. The conical connection ensures perfect seal between implant and abutment, eliminating the possibility of micro-movements and infiltrated bacteria. The morse-taper connection has a 2.1 mm deep with an angle of taper equal to 11° for each side and hexagonal positioning prosthetic. BT-NANO implant offers one abutment connection having a wide (KW) corresponding prosthetic components.