Implant Systems

At Bay Area Oral and Facial Surgeons, we are very pleased to use some of the most advanced and recognized dental implant systems in the world. The versatility of these systems ensures that nearly any clinical situation involving loss of teeth can be managed. Dr. Tom collaborates extensively with referring dentists to customize a treatment plan for each patient and to select the most appropriate dental implant for each case.

Nobel Biocare

Nobel Biocare is number one worldwide in the dental market with over one third of the global market share. The company offers a wide range of innovative implant products, as well as training & education and clinically documented treatment concepts. The scientific foundations of Nobel Biocare’s business began in 1953 when Professor Per-Ingvar Brånemark discovered that titanium integrates with bone. The original Brånemark implant system has enjoyed over forty years of clinical success. Newer implant lines also include NobelReplace, NobelSpeedy, NobelPerfect, NobelDirect, and NobelActive.

The company is based in Zurich, Switzerland and manufacturing takes place at five production sites located in its major markets of the USA, Europe and Asia. Nobel Biocare also offers an extensive worldwide post-graduate and continuing education program.


With Swiss engineering roots, Straumann products are well-known for quality and precision. Ground-breaking innovations, such as the SLActive® implant surface and the high-strength Roxolid® implant material, underline Straumann’s position as one of the most innovative leaders in implant technology.

When it comes to the reliability of our implant solutions, Straumann sets high standards of quality and scientific integrity. Straumann products have been thoroughly tested and validated in preclinical studies. As ethical trusted company, Straumann takes pride in providing dentists and their patients with products that work and are backed by scientific evidence for reliable and predictable treatment results.