Innovation

Rigorous scientific testing to provide customers and patients with reliability, quality and peace of mind.

Innovation is at the heart of Straumann’s success, from developing groundbreaking materials and technologies to finding new and better ways to add value for customers and patients – beyond products and technological solutions.

We held to our commitment of maintaining our investments in R&D and clinical excellence – despite the more challenging economic circumstances and pressure on profits. Consequently, R&D investments rose to 7% of revenue.

A stocked innovation pipeline

Project Benefit
Roxolid  Higher strength; improved bioresponse
SLActive (Japan)  Faster healing; higher security
Less invasive implant bone Treat cases with severely reduced bone
Ceramic implant  Tooth-color for high-end esthetics
Implant maintenance TiBrush to rescue implants
Surface cleaner
Soft tissue control  Tissue control around implants

Project Benefit
Implant anchor for overdentures Greater angulation and flexibility
CARES 8.0  Standardization of digital workflows; CARES workflow for external options
CARES Scan & Shape Enhanced access to digital workflows
Improved temporary restorations Easier chairside preparation 
New CADCA M abutment solutions More options for implant restorations
New materials for restorations Improved handling 

Project Benefit
Emdogain  New indications 
PEG technology  More applications
Enhanced bone graft material Enhanced bone regeneration