Patent Number: 6,332,778

Title: Immediately loadable expanding implant

Abstract: An implant provided with a fixture which is fixedly inserted into a socket and an abutment which is coupled to an upper portion of the fixture, characterized in that the fixture comprises a hollow fixture body which a plurality of screw threads are repeatedly formed along the circumference of the outer face thereof, and a partition wall formed with a through hole is integrally formed in an inside wall thereof and divides the inner space of the fixture body into an upper abutment receiving portion and a lower nut receiving portion, and which is formed with at least one slot extended from a lower end of the fixture body to a first position, a screw of which a head portion is caught by the partition wall and positioned at the abutment receiving portion and a body portion is extended through the through hole to a lower portion of the nut receiving portion, and a nut which is fitted to the body potion of the screw and moved upward and downward in the nut receiving portion by the rotation of the screw; wherein the nut receiving portion is formed so that the fixture body begins to be outwardly expanded when the nut is moved to the first position.

Inventors: Choung; Pill-Hoon (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Pill-Hoon Jung

International Classification: A61C 8/00 (20060101); A61C 008/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018