“The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
Dental ZIMMER implant systems are designed for use in the maxilla or mandible for immediate loading or loading after the conventional healing period has elapsed. These implants can be used to replace the absence of one or more teeth. Immediate loading is indicated when there is good primary stability and adequate occlusal loading