Straumann® BLX, the winning combination of innovative design and surface technology with high-performance material designed for predictable results you can trust.
Dynamic Bone Management
Redistribution of native bone and control over insertion torque to achieve optimal primary stability.
Esthetic Ease Concept
Simplified but versatile portfolio, featuring one connection and under-contoured prosthetics.
Straumann® BLX / TLX Digital Connectivity
Technical information at a glance
What leading experts say
Anna and the lion
The lion is the hero of our BLX campaign. Anna, the little girl, is the secret star. Anna and the lion represent a story about confidence. But what do a brave little girl and a lion have in common with a leading provider of dental products?
Featured stories on youTooth
Drakenstein lion park
Straumann has decided to support the Drakenstein Lion Park with regular donations and to adopt a lion. Drakenstein Lion Park was established in 1998 to provide lions in distress with sanctuary, where they could live in safety, free from abuse and exploitation and be treated with the compassion and respect they deserve.
1 Moraschini V, et al. Immediate versus conventional loaded single implants in the posterior mandible: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2016 Jan;45(1):85-92. Literature Review, full list available.
2 Ioannidis A, Gallucci GO, Jung RE, Borzangy S, Hämmerle CH, Benic GI. Titanium-zirconium narrow-diameter versus titanium regulardiameter implants for anterior and premolar single crowns: 3-year results of a randomized controlled clinical study. J Clin Periodontol. 2015 Nov;42(11):1060-70. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12468. Epub 2015 Nov 14.
3 Al-Nawas B, Domagala P, Fragola G, Freiberger P, OrtizVigón A, Rousseau P, Tondela J. A Prospective Noninterventional Study to Evaluate Survival and Success of Reduced Diameter Implants Made From Titanium-Zirconium Alloy. J Oral Implantol. 2015 Aug;41(4):e118-25. doi: 10.1563/AAID-JOI-D-13-00149. Epub 2014 Mar 25.
4 Altuna P, Lucas-Taulé E, Gargallo-Albiol J, Figueras-Álvarez O, Hernández-Alfaro F, Nart J. Clinical evidence on titanium-zirconium dental implants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Jul;45(7):842-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2016.01.004. Epub 2016 Feb 3.
5 Lang NP, Salvi GE, Huynh-Ba G, Ivanovski S, Donos N, Bosshardt DD. Early osseointegration to hydrophilic and hydrophobic implant surfaces in humans. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Apr;22(4):349-56. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0501.2011.02172.x
6 Oates TW, Valderrama P, Bischof M, Nedir R, Jones A, Simpson J, Toutenburg H, Cochran DL. Enhanced implant stability with a chemically modified SLA surface: a randomized pilot study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2007 Sep-Oct;22(5):755-60
7 Nicolau P, Guerra F, Reis R, Krafft T, Benz K , Jackowski J. 10-year outcomes with immediate and early-loaded implants with a chemically modified SLA surface, Quintessence Int. (article in press).
8 Nelson, K., Stricker, A., Raguse, J.-D. Nahles, S. (2016), Rehabilitation of irradiated patients with chemically modified and conventional SLA implants: a clinical clarification. J Oral Rehabil, 43: 871–872. doi:10.1111/joor.12434.
9 Heberer S, Kilic S, Hossamo J, Raguse J-D, Nelson K. Rehabilitation of irradiated patients with modified and conventional sandblasted, acid-etched implants: preliminary results of a split-mouth study. Clin. Oral Impl. Res. 22, 2011; 546–551.
10 Cabrera-Domínguez J, Castellanos-Cosano L, Torres-Lagares D, Machuca-Portillo G. A Prospective Case-Control Clinical Study of Titanium-Zirconium Alloy Implants with a Hydrophilic Surface in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2017 Sep/Oct;32(5):1135-1144. doi: 10.11607/jomi.5577;
11 Cabrera-Domínguez J. A prospective, two-year clinical trial of titanium-zirconium alloy implants (Roxolid® Straumann®) with hydrophilic surface (SLActive®) in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. presented during 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Association of Osseointegration – 5-7 Oct 2017, Madrid, Spain
12 Kuchler U, Chappuis V, Bornstein mm, Siewczyk M, Gruber R, Maestre L, Buser D. Development of Implant Stability Quotient values of implants placed with simultaneous sinus floor elevation – results of a prospective study with 109 implants. Clin. Oral Impl. Res. 28, 2017, 109–115
13 Schwarz, F., et al., Bone regeneration in dehiscence-type defects at chemically modified (SLActive®) and conventional SLA® titanium implants: a pilot study in dogs. J Clin.Periodontol. 34.1 (2007): 78–86
14 Schwarz, F., et al., Bone regeneration in dehiscence-type defectsat non-submerged and submerged chemically modified (SLActive®) and conventional SLA titanium implants: an immunohistochemical study in dogs. J Clin.Periodontol. 35.1 (2008): 64–75.
15 El Chaar E, Zhang L, Zhou Y, et al. (Superior) osseointegration of superhydrophilic implants placed in defect grafted bones. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2018. (article in press).