Patent Number: 7,086,860

Title: Implant placement system

Abstract: The specification and drawing figures describe and show an implant placement system that includes one or more graphic representations of a proposed dental implant site, and a device for determining bone and soft tissue data at the proposed dental implant site ("site"). A model is formed of the site for portraying dental implant site data. A variety of tools are sued to determine the size and angulations of the dental implant. After cutting the model, additional tools are used for drawing a graphic on the model. A pin, formable material and an implant guide are provided to transfer the placement information to the site. A drill is use to form a channel for the implant device.

Inventors: Schuman; Walter F. (Peralta, NM), Blacklock; Gordan D. (NE. Albuquerque, NM)


International Classification: A61C 3/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018