Ramus Clamp Implant
U.S. Patent No: 5,306,150
A dental ramus implant consisting of a clamping device which can be used with little or no bone surgery in both a unilateral or bilateral fashion to secure either a fixed or removable prosthesis. The ramus clamp is semi-adjustable and attaches to an intermediate member or meso structure supported by two anterior endosseous fixtures. The overlying teeth are secured by conventional prosthodontic means.
A method of designing this implant for several types of applications and a surgical method of use are outlined.