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US20030068599A1 US10265522 US26552202A US2003068599A1 US 20030068599 A1 US20030068599 A1 US 20030068599A1 US 10265522 US10265522 US 10265522 US 26552202 A US26552202 A US 26552202A US 2003068599 A1 US2003068599 A1 US 2003068599A1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A61C8/0048Connecting the upper structure to the implant, e.g. bridging bars
    • A61C8/005Connecting devices for joining an upper structure with an implant member, e.g. spacers
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    • A61C8/0018Means to be fixed to the jaw-bone for consolidating natural teeth or for fixing dental prostheses thereon; Dental implants; Implanting tools characterised by the shape
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    • A61C8/005Connecting devices for joining an upper structure with an implant member, e.g. spacers
    • A61C8/006Connecting devices for joining an upper structure with an implant member, e.g. spacers with polygonal positional means, e.g. hexagonal or octagonal
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    • A61C8/0069Connecting devices for joining an upper structure with an implant member, e.g. spacers tapered or conical connection
    • A61C8/0071Connecting devices for joining an upper structure with an implant member, e.g. spacers tapered or conical connection with a self-locking taper, e.g. morse taper
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    • A61C8/0048Connecting the upper structure to the implant, e.g. bridging bars
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Abstract

An endosseous dental implant system has an externally threaded root-formed base (2) with self-tapping flutes (5) formed into apical threads of the root-formed base for easy insertion and immediate locking in an osteotomy. The coronal portion of the base has either a male or a female self-locking tapered friction held post that includes an apical anti-rotational polygon (7,23) to lock the coronal attachment to the base once attached. The implant incorporates an esthetic biological gingival profile (10,11,31,32) to enhance inter-proximal bone attachment to the root-formed implant, which supports the surrounding papilla.

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    CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS
  • Priority is claimed under 35 U.S.C. Section 119 (e)(1) of Prov. Appl. No. 60/326,707, filed Oct. 4, 2001.[0001]
  • FIELD OF THE INVENTION
  • This invention relates generally to artificial orthopedic implant prostheses and more particularly, but not limited to, dental implants. [0002]
  • BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • Over the last several decades many root-formed dental implants have been designed to replace natural dentition and provide for both esthetic and functional occlusion. Although these designs provided for the functional replacement of natural dentition that was either lost or missing, creating the natural inter-proximal tissue between adjacent implants has remained esthetically a restorative challenge. In fact, to maintain the soft tissue papilla between adjacent implants requires that the underlying inter-proximal bone area be two to three millimeters higher than in the buccal and lingual areas. Since most dental implants are not placed in a fresh tooth extraction site, where this physiological inter-proximal profile naturally occurs, grafting or countersinking the implant may be required to obtain this inter-proximal bone between the implants. Once the desired bone profile around the implant is surgically achieved, maintaining this inter-proximal bone for natural esthetics has remained a physiological challenge. [0003]
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • It is an object of the present invention to overcome the limitations of the prior art noted above. Another object of the invention is to provide a root-formed dental implant which emulates the anatomical characteristics of natural dentition that can be easily manufactured and surgically placed. Another object of the invention is to provide such an implant with an anti-rotational interlocking mechanism to drive and secure the implant into the jaw and act as a receptor for securing a prosthetic attachment. A further object of the invention is the provision of a single or multiple unit implant that incorporates a defined inter-dental geometry to preserve and control inter-proximal bone and papilla. [0004]
  • Briefly, according to a preferred embodiment of the invention, a dental implant comprises an elongated externally threaded base for receipt in an osteotomy, the base having a head portion formed with an esthetic profile extending around the outer periphery of the head and having opposed buccal and lingual sides and inter-proximal zones generally ninety degrees from the center of the buccal and lingual sides. The buccal side, and optionally the lingual side, is formed with a scalloped, smoothly curved recess simulating the corresponding areas of a natural tooth. Preferably, portions of the inter-proximal zones are formed with a roughened texture along a selected profile to enhance bone attachment thereto. According to a feature of the invention a male or female prosthetic receiving post having a self-locking taper extends from the head and an anti-rotational polygonal surface portion is disposed between the head and the post.[0005]
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
  • Other objects, advantages and details of the invention appear in the following detailed description of the preferred embodiment, the detailed description referring to the drawings in which like reference characters refer to like components or structural features. [0006]
  • FIG. 1 is an elevational view of a single stage endosseous dental implant with scalloped out buccal and lingual recessed portions made in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention and FIG. 1([0007] a) is a bottom view of the end face of the base of the FIG. 1 implant;
  • FIG. 2 is an elevational view of a two stage endosseous dental implant with scalloped out buccal and lingual recessed portions made in accordance with a second preferred embodiment of the invention and FIG. 2([0008] a) is a bottom view of the base of the FIG. 2 implant;
  • FIG. 3 is an elevational view of a modification of the FIG. 1 single stage endosseous dental implant having a scalloped out buccal recessed portion and FIG. 3([0009] a) is a top view thereof;
  • FIG. 4 is an elevational view, partly in cross section, of a modification of the FIG. 3 two stage endosseous dental implant having a scalloped out buccal recessed portion; [0010]
  • FIG. 5 is an elevational view of a single stage endosseous dental implant as shown in FIG. 3 with an assembled and attached prosthetic abutment shown separately in FIG. 5([0011] a); and
  • FIG. 6 is an elevational view of a two stage endosseous dental implant as shown in FIG. 4 with an assembled and attached prosthetic abutment shown separately in FIG. 6([0012] a).
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS
  • With reference to FIGS. 1 and 1([0013] a), a single stage endosseous dental implant 1 made according to a first preferred embodiment of the invention comprises a root-formed externally threaded base 2 and a tapered interlocking coronal prosthetic attachment post 3. Incorporated at the apex of the root-formed externally threaded base is a self-tapping thread 4 which will pull the implant downwardly during its initial placement. To assist in this process and to lock the implant into place, thread 4 utilizes specially designed cutting flutes 5 to cut, form and lock the implant into place. At the foot 6 of the tapered interlocking coronal prosthetic attachment post 3 is an anti-rotational polygonal surface 7 to lock the prosthetic attachment to root-formed implant 1, once it is attached. To assure that the prosthesis remains attached to root-formed implant 1, the male tapered post 3 uses a defined self-locking taper angle 8, shown extending from demarcation line 6, that friction locks with a female mate having a complimentary self-locking taper. Once the prosthesis is permanently attached to the tapered post, the now single unit implant and prosthesis is secured and cannot be rotated or removed.
  • An esthetic coronal profile head [0014] 9 is disposed between root-formed externally threaded base 2 and tapered interlocking coronal prosthetic attachment post 3. A unique scalloped out profile 10, 11 is formed in head 9 to replicate the buccal and lingual areas of a natural tooth. These scalloped out areas comprise generally smoothly curved recesses in an annular margin of a selected thickness machined within a one to two millimeter distance 12 to the beginning of the implant's first thread 13. This one to two millimeter separation 12 allows for the clinically accepted bone resorption between the implant and prosthesis connection to end at the first thread 13 of the implant. Ninety degrees to [these] scalloped out profiles 10, 11 are enhanced profile areas for the inter-proximal zones 14, 15, which are also designed to replicate the bone in between natural dentition. These areas preferably are further textured at 16, by forming micro indentations or the like on the order of 30-50 microns, as by blasting with appropriate particulate material known in the art, to enhance bone attachment to the implant in these areas. Even with the standard one to two millimeter bone resorption in these areas 14, 15, the additional textured surface 16 assures preservation and control of the inter-dental bone and papilla for the desired esthetics. The scalloped out recesses replicate the inter-dental geometry of a natural tooth and assist in the maintenance of the alveolar housing and gingival soft tissue.
  • FIGS. 2 and 2([0015] a) show the endosseous dental implant 17 made in accordance with a second preferred embodiment of the invention for use with a two stage surgical process. Implant 17 comprises a root-formed externally threaded base 18 with an internally tapered, interlocking prosthetic attachment plug receiving bore 19. As described with reference to FIG. 1, the apex of the root-formed externally threaded base 18 is a self-tapping thread 4 which pulls the implant downward during its initial placement. To assist in insertion and to lock the implant in place, threaded base 18 utilizes specially designed cutting flutes 5 to cut, form and lock the implant into place. An anti-rotational polygonal surface 23 is positioned at the apex 22 of the tapered prosthetic attachment plug receiving bore 19 of the implant to lock the prosthetic attachment to implant 17 once it is attached. To assure that the prosthesis remains attached to the root-formed implant the female tapered plug receiving bore 19 uses a defined self-locking taper angle 24 that friction locks with the plug of a male prosthetic mate such as post 42 of FIG. 6(a) having a complimentary self-locking taper, to be discussed. Once the prosthesis is permanently attached in the tapered plug receiving bore 19 the now formed single unit implant and prosthesis is secured and cannot be rotated or removed without the assistance of a specially designed removal tool to be discussed.
  • FIGS. 3 and 4, respectively, show the single and two stage esthetic implant embodiments [0016] 25, 26 modified to include only a single scalloped cut-out 10 formed on the buccal faces of the implants. In these embodiments, the lingual profile 29 are at the same height or level as the inter-proximal sides of the implants. Also lingual side surface texturing 31 extends above the threads to assist in tissue attachment on this side. Since the lingual side 29 has no esthetic concerns keeping the material in this area of the implant improves structural characteristics of the implant and simplifies the laboratory restorative challenges. In all the implant designs, 1,17,25,26, alignment of the anti-rotational polygon prosthetic attachment 7,23 with the scalloped out profile 10 on the buccal side of the implant 1,25,26 assist for correct placement of the implant in its desired rotational location.
  • FIGS. 5 and 6 show how the restorative attachments are made for either the single or the two-stage esthetic implant embodiments. The restorative prosthetic attachment [0017] 35, shown in FIG. 5(a) with an exemplary outer surface configuration having a generally tapered, grooved cylinder formed with a flat 35 a, is used with the single stage implant embodiment. Prosthetic attachment 35 includes a female polygonal surface 36 and self-locking tapered plug receiving bore 37 that engages the male polygonal surface 7 and friction locks on the male plug or post 3[9] of the implant. The restorative prosthetic attachment 40, with an exemplary outer surface configuration including flat 40 a, is used with the two stage implant embodiment. Prosthetic attachment 40 comprises a male polygonal portion 41 and tapered plug or post 42 that engages the female polygonal surface 23 and friction locks on the female post receiving bore 19 of the implant. In both cases once the prosthetic attachment is locked onto the implant, the restoration becomes one unit and cannot be rotated. However, in the FIG. 6 embodiment, prosthetic attachment 40 is provided with internal threads 40 b which allow for the use of a specially designed jack screw removal tool to apply sufficient force for removal, if desired.
  • Although the invention has been described with regard to specific preferred embodiments thereof, many variations and modifications will become apparent to those skilled in the art. It is, therefore, the intent that the appended claims be interpreted as broadly as possible in view of the prior art to include all such variations and modifications.[0018]

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  1. 1. A dental implant comprising an elongated externally threaded base having apical and coronal portions for receipt in an osteotomy, a head portion extending from the coronal portion of the base, the head portion having an outer periphery formed with an esthetic profile extending around the outer periphery of the head and having opposed buccal and lingual sides and inter-proximal zones generally ninety degrees from the center of the buccal and lingual sides, the head having a peripherally extending coronal and apical portions, the buccal side of the coronal portion of the head formed with a scalloped, smoothly curved recess simulating the buccal area of a natural tooth and a prosthetic attachment mechanism on the head for receiving a selected prosthesis.
  2. 2. A dental implant according to claim 1 in which the lingual side of the coronal portion of the head is formed with a scalloped, smoothly curved recess simulating the lingual area of a natural tooth.
  3. 3. A dental implant according to claim 1 in which the inter-proximal zones of the apical portion of the head is formed along a selected profile with a rough textured outer surface to enhance bone attachment.
  4. 4. A dental implant according to claim 1 in which the attachment mechanism for receiving a selected prosthesis comprises a prosthetic receiving post extending away from the head portion, the post formed with a self-locking taper and an anti-rotational polygonal surface portion disposed between the head portion and the prosthetic receiving post.
  5. 5. A dental implant according to claim 4 further comprising a prosthesis having a post receiving bore having opposite apical and coronal ends formed with a self-locking taper complimentary to the prosthesis receiving post and a female polygonal surface is formed at the apical end of the base complimentary to the anti-rotational polygonal surface of the implant, the prosthesis receiving bore being received on the post for permanent attachment thereto.
  6. 6. A dental implant according to claim 1 in which the head portion has a coronal surface and the attachment mechanism comprises a plug receiving bore formed in the base through the coronal surface with a self-locking taper and a female polygonal surface is formed at the apical end of the plug receiving bore.
  7. 7. A dental implant according to claim 6 further comprising a prosthetic attachment having a generally cylindrical plug having an outer surface formed with a self-locking taper complimentary to the plug receiving bore, the plug having an apical portion beyond the taper formed as a polygon surface complimentary to the female polygonal surface in the plug receiving bore and a prosthetic receiving post extending coronally from the cylindrical plug.
  8. 8. A dental implant comprising an elongated externally threaded base having apical and coronal portions for receipt in an osteotomy, a head portion extending from the coronal portion of the base, a prosthetic attachment mechanism on the head for receiving a selected prosthesis including a generally cylindrical surface having a self-locking taper in series with an anti-rotational polygonal surface.
  9. 9. A dental implant according to claim 8 in which the generally cylindrical surface having a self-locking taper is formed on the surface of a prosthetic receiving post extending from the head and the anti-rotational polygonal surface is a male polygonal surface disposed between the head portion and the post.
  10. 10. A dental implant according to claim 8 in which the generally cylindrical surface having a self-locking taper is formed on a surface defining a prosthetic plug receiving bore formed in the implant and the anti-rotational polygonal surface is a female polygonal surface.
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