What is a locator abutment?

What is a locator abutment?

Locator abutments are designed for use with overdentures or partial dentures retained in whole or in part by dental implants in the mandible or maxilla. They offer multiple levels of retention and low vertical profile. The self-aligning design enables patients to easily seat their dentures.

How do you determine Locator abutment height?

If the measurement is 3 mm, choose a 3 mm tissue cuff height for the Locator Abutment. If the measurement is 3.5 mm, choose the next highest tissue cuff available, 4 mm. This will place the working portion of the Locator Abutment at or slightly above the gingival level.

What are locator abutments made from?

The LOCATOR® Implant Attachment System is intended for use with removable hybrid dentures that are retained solely by endos- teal implants in the mandible or maxilla*. The LOCATOR® abutments are made out of TAV and are available in various heights.

What is torque of Locator abutments?

The Locator Abutments should be retightened with a minimum of 30 Ncm of torque.

How do you create a locator?

To create a locator using the Create Locator geoprocessing tool, complete the following steps:

  1. On the Analysis tab, click the Tools button .
  2. Select the Create Locator tool.
  3. In the Create Locator tool pane, click the Role drop-down list and choose the role on which you want to base the locator.
  4. Click the Browse button.

How do you torque down a locator abutment?

Insert a 1.25mm Hex Tool into the back end of the Abutment Driver. Apply a minimum of 30 Ncm of torque with a calibrated Torque Wrench. As an alternative, use the Locator Torque Wrench Insert Driver (LOCTW15) with the Torque Wrench for tightening of the abutment.

How do you create a locator in GIS?

You can create a custom locator in ArcGIS Pro to geocode using your own data….Select the Create Locator tool.

  1. In the Geoprocessing pane, click the Toolboxes tab.
  2. Click Geocoding Tools in the list of geoprocessing toolboxes.
  3. Click the Create Locator tool in the list of geocoding tools.

Are Snap In Dentures good?

Compared with conventional dentures, snap-in dentures tend to fit better and are more comfortable. There is less friction on the gums as a result of wearing a snap-in denture. Many people consider snap-in dentures to be more natural looking than conventional dentures.

What is a locator GIS?

A locator is a portable file used to perform geocoding across the ArcGIS platform. Locators contain a snapshot of the reference data used for geocoding, as well as indexes and local addressing knowledge that help return the best match during the geocoding process.

What is the locator® abutment?

Specifically designed for full-arch or partial overdentures, the LOCATOR® Abutment system pivots and self-aligns to assure proper insertion, removal, and retention during function. During seating, the LOCATOR® nylon male pivots inside the denture cap, centering the nylon male on the female abutment before engagement.

What is the height of the locator implant abutment?

LOCATOR implant abutments should be ordered to the exact height of the gingival measurement. The LOCATOR Implant abutment has a built in additional 1.5mm of height. This 1.5mm allows the male attachment to fully seat on to the the abutment. Please do not add 1.5mm to your measurements. Q: Why are the Retention Inserts pulling out the housing?

How many types of dental implants does the locator dental abutment support?

The LOCATOR Dental Abutment connection works with over 280 types of dental implant connections.

How does the locator self-align?

During seating, the LOCATOR nylon male pivots inside the denture cap, centering the nylon male on the female abutment before engagement. These two actions in concert allow the LOCATOR to self-align, enabling patients to easily seat their overdenture without the need for accurate alignment and without causing damage to the attachment components.