Compatibility between 3M MDI Implants and the MDL System?

Does anyone know if the MDI (3M) and MDL (Intra-Lock) mini-implant systems are compatible?  I have a patient that I have to replace a mini-implant on and I have the 3M MDI surgical box.  The issue is that the MDI implants are no longer being sold, at least here in Spain, and so I have to place an MDL implant. Will I be able to use the MDI surgical box (ratchet, drivers, etc) to place an MDL implant?  Thank you.

4 thoughts on “Compatibility between 3M MDI Implants and the MDL System?

  1. Sergio says:

    Yes. Placement protocol for MDL implant is a bit simpler as it doesn’t require much finger instrumentation but yes you could use MDI surgical kit.

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