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Zest Dental Solutions Adds Innovative Fixed Full-Arch Solution to LOCATOR Family

LOCATOR FIXED is a game-changer for both clinicians and patients


Locator fixed stack upZest Dental Solutions, manufacturer of the Zest LOCATOR family of abutment systems, including the Zest LOCATOR implant system, and provider of clinician-trusted dental materials and small equipment, welcomes the newest member of its LOCATOR family: LOCATOR FIXED. With no new abutment required, the move to a LOCATOR FIXED full-arch solution is seamless, and, in most cases, requires less bone reduction and chairtime than traditional, screw-retained restorations. Clinicians can now utilize patients’ existing or newly placed LOCATOR abutments to provide a FIXED full-arch solution. LOCATOR FIXED empowers them to offer staged treatment planning — removable overdentures today, followed by FIXED full-arch tomorrow — simply by switching out the LOCATOR inserts and housings in the existing prosthesis, followed by fabricating a new appliance.

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“LOCATOR FIXED is the next stage in the LOCATOR story, the most trusted abutment for overdentures, and it moves Zest from an implant-retained overdenture company to one that provides game-changing, full-arch solutions,” says Tom Stratton, CEO of Zest Dental Solutions. “If you’re new to overdentures or FIXED treatment plans, providing full-arch solutions is now easier than you may think, and many can be trained to do FIXED cases after a short LOCATOR FIXED online course.”

Michael Scherer, DMD, MS, Zest’s chief clinical officer and a board-certified implant specialist, further remarks, “If you currently offer overdentures in your practice, the move to LOCATOR FIXED is simple. And the ability to offer both a removable and FIXED solution with the same abutment — and be able to switch between the two in a matter of seconds — is incredible for patients and any implant practice.”

Because LOCATOR FIXED is designed to be less invasive and less costly than traditional screw-retained approaches, patients will gravitate toward the chance to experience the life they had with their permanent teeth with this paradigm-changing restorative solution. LOCATOR FIXED helps address the challenge of tooth loss and makes full-arch FIXED dentistry attainable for more patients. “I don’t see this as taking away from my implant practice. I see it as growing my practice by placing more implants per case, while steering patients from dentures and adhesives to a permanent restorative solution,” remarks Scherer.fixed full arch choices

Request more information and reserve your starter package — shipping in Q4 2022, and be among the first to use LOCATOR FIXED before the full market release in early 2023 — by visiting zestdent.com/locator-fixed.

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