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Acuris conometric concept

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The Acuris story

Redefining retention

Instead of cement or screws, the conometric concept uses friction retention to secure the crown and cap onto the abutment.

Here is why this is a game–changer:

  • Placement of the crown takes seconds rather than minutes.
  • The procedure is easier to perform.
  • No screw—improved esthetics, due to no visible screw access holes.
  • No cement—less risk of biological complications.
  • This is a fixed retention, but it can be retrieved for extra-oral cleaning or maintenance.

To place the final crown, you only need to click once on the crown with our unique Fixation tool.

Too good to be true? No, it is better.

With this concept, the final crown is cemented onto the final cap extra-orally and then attached to the abutment to provide a conometric retention.

Indexed seating

The final cap is indexed to match the corresponding index on the top of the abutment. This allows for correct seating and orientation of the crown.

Retention stability

We have thoroughly tested retention of the conometric connection over time under cyclic loading. The results are clear. All tested samples maintain their stability.

Designed for excellent results

All abutments, caps and the final crown are designed to make the conometric concept easy and efficient, with guaranteed excellent long-term end-results.

Scientific support

Studies suggest that excess cement causes peri-implantitis. That risk is diminished with this concept as there is no intra-oral cementation and thus no cement residue.

Once you’ve tried the conometric concept, the first impression can only be—wow.

Good news for everyone

Dentists save time and can be confident about delivering predictable, high-quality results. This improves patient satisfaction. And the workflow in the lab is easier and more efficient too. Here are the main benefits:

Saving time & cost

The final restoration takes seconds rather than 10-15 minutes. Lab work is more efficient and cost-effective as the final cap has a pre-defined margin.

Ease of use

Without cement or screws, there is less risk of complications. The end-results are more predictable and esthetics can be improved as there are no screw access holes to cover.

Less chairtime

The qick final restoration is convenient for patients also giving the dentist  time to accept more patients or perform other procedures. 

Reference studies

Linkevicius T, Puisys A, Vindasiute E, Linkeviciene L, Apse P.
Does residual cement around implant-supported restorations cause peri-implant disease? A retrospective case analysis.
Clin Oral Implants Res 2013;24(11):1179-84

Wilson TG, Jr.
The positive relationship between excess cement and peri-implant disease: a prospective clinical endoscopic study.
J Periodontol 2009;80(9):1388-92

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Acuris Retention redefined brochure.pdf

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