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Zimmer Holdings Inc was founded in 1929 and is listed on the Swiss and New York stock exchanges. It is the parent company of Zimmer Dental Inc and a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of reconstructive orthopaedic implants, including joint and dental, spinal implants, and trauma products and related orthopaedic surgical products. Zimmer Dental began making dental implants in 1986. In 2011, Zimmer Dental turned over €205m, and Zimmer Holdings €3.69bn.
Headquartered near San Diego in Carlsbad, California, Zimmer Dental has direct subsidiary operations in eight additional markets outside of the U.S. including Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Italy and Spain. Its product lines include including root-form endosseous dental implants, prosthetic attachments for restoration, surgical instrumentation, collagen-based wound healing and regenerative products, as well as bone graft products.
- The Tapered Screw-Vent Implant System, in production since 1999, is Zimmer’s most popular implant. The implant’s main aim is primary stability which allows immediate placement and/or immediate loading in appropriately selected patients. Zimmer also produces a one-piece solution for fast, convenient immediate restoration with minimal or no abutment preparation.
- The AdVent and Screw-Vent Implants are legacy members of the Tapered Screw-Vent family. The AdVent implant is a single-stage solution that minimizes valuable chair time and lessens patient trauma. The immediate loading protocol for the edentulous mandible gives patients function and esthetics with as little as one visit.
- The single-stage Tapered SwissPlus and SwissPluss implants simplify and accelerate the implant process to save valuable chair time and increase productivity.
Per studies mentioned on the Zimmer website, the Tapered Screw Vent Implant has a cumulative survival rate of 99.05% with mean implant survival rates ranging from 95.45% to 100.00%.
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