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The truth about the

Straumann® Bone Level Tapered Implant (BLT)

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21%

19%

Germany

US

8%

6%

Italy

Austria

Experts asked:

13%

12%

11%

Sweden

Denmark

4%

4%

2%

Australia

UK

Spain

Switzerland

Preferred tooth position for placing the BLT Maxilla

14.6%

75%

Posterior

Anterior

6.3%

4.2% Mandible

Preferred placement strategy

36%

23%

Immediate placement (after extraction)

33%

Early placement with soft tissue healing (typically 4 to 8 weeks ­after tooth extraction)

8%

Early placement with ­partial bone healing ­(typically 12 to 16 weeks ­after tooth extraction)

Late placement with full healing (typically 6 months or longer)

Preferred loading strategy

35%

25% Immediate loading (below 1 week)

40%

Early loading (1 week to 2 months)

Conventional loading (more than 2 months)

Handling experience regarding primary stability 10

Maximum stability

9

7.7

6.9

8 7 6 5 4

Adequate stability

3 2 1 0

ø General handling experience on a scale from 1 – 10

ø Soft bone handling experience on a scale from 1 – 10

Factors for satisfaction Ease of use

73%

60%

60%

Overall satisfaction Source: Straumann global BLT dental expert survey 2015 (data on file).

Very good

Poor

Average

Very Poor

Below average

Above average

Excellent Good

Significantly Above average

Significantly below average

> 85 %: this is the number of customers who answered “good” and “excellent” when asked about their satisfaction with the BLT in this international online survey.

Straumann® Bone Level Tapered Implant

More than primary stability. The new tapered standard.

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