Surgitech introduces the Mandibular Distractor - Dynamic Osteosynthesis System, simply MD-DOS. The first distractor in its kind to cope with the lateral force vector to the mandibular condyles.
Surgitech introduces the Trans Palatal Distractor, simply TPD.
This TPD was the first ever bone borne palatal distractor for use with SARPE.
Surgitech introduces the Trans Mandibular Distractor, simply TMD.
A bone borne device fixed on the symphyseal surface replaces the mandibular widening with tooth-borne devices.
The company name Surgitech is replaced by Surgi-Tec.
Surgi-Tec introduces the versatile Ortho Bone Anchor for orthodontic treatment:
The versatile Ortho Bone Anchor, simply OBA, consists of a base-plate with orthodontic fixations (such as hooks, tube and bracket) fixed anywhere on the buccal bony surface.
Surgi-Tec introduces the Crest Expander, simply CE.
The Crest Expander can be used to widen the narrow alveolar crest as an alternative to bone augmentation. With this technique, the ridge is prepared for implantation and sufficient attached gingiva is obtained.