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Locator® CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture


*Pricing is per arch, does not include shipping or applicable taxes, and may vary when original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components are requested or required for the chosen implant system.

Please note pricing is only available to dental professionals.

The Locator® CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture from Glidewell restores comfort and function for denture patients while distributing occlusal loads more evenly across implants.

  • Implant retention stabilizes denture
  • CAD/CAM framework better distributes functional forces
  • Improved functionality with lifelike esthetics
  • Predictable implant lab fees and no hidden costs

The Removable Solution That Maximizes Support and Retention

Implant overdentures from Glidewell are recommended for patients who desire a more stable removable prosthesis that improves function and speech. The Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture provides for maximum support and retention by seating over a titanium framework that connects the implants, thereby distributing functional forces more evenly across the implants. In addition, the CAD/CAM-milled bar allows the Locator attachments to be situated further toward the posterior, resulting in increased stability for the implant overdenture.

With the Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture, the prosthesis can be partly implant-supported, requiring less support from the patient’s tissue and making it an excellent option for patients with anatomical deficiencies in the edentulous arch. Glidewell’s all-inclusive pricing for this overdenture includes four Locator Abutments with complete Locator Attachments, although the milled implant bar can be fabricated to connect to two or three implants positioned in the anterior. For patients who desire a palateless maxillary denture, upper implant overdentures can be fabricated in the shape of a horseshoe, addressing patient issues with comfort, speech and taste.

This removable implant solution is recommended for patients who lack sufficient bone volume to support the number of implants in the correct positions needed to provide adequate anterior-posterior (A-P) spread for a fixed restoration. The Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture provides for maximum retention via retentive caps in the denture that seat over Locator Abutments situated along the titanium framework.

At Glidewell, we employ a dedicated full-service team of specially trained implant technicians to restore your case with the utmost care. Our all-inclusive pricing eliminates fear of hidden costs. When you prescribe removable implant solutions from Glidewell, you will discover an easy, predictable and profitable approach to dentistry.

Our other standard overdenture options include the Locator Overdenture and the Mini Implant Overdenture.

Locator is a registered trademark of Zest Anchors.

Locator® CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture

Clinical Studies

titanium bar with Locator abutments

The titanium bar with Locator abutments was attached to the implants to distribute functional forces applied to the overdenture more evenly across the patient’s implants.

patient with Locator CAD/CAM-milled bar overdenture

The Locator CAD/CAM-milled bar overdenture was seated, restoring comfort and dental function to the patient, who was bothered by the instability of the traditional completed denture with which he presented for treatment.

Treatment with the Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Implant Bar Overdenture results in significant improvement in quality of life for the patient. This type of restoration also provides excellent esthetics and function while helping to address budget limitations.

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Stephanie Tilley, DMD



The Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture is indicated as a removable, implant-retained restorative solution for the fully edentulous arch.

Material Composition

Acrylic base and premium denture teeth over titanium framework consisting of Grade 5 titanium alloy; optional horseshoe cast palate or cast mesh 360° wraparound

Number of Implant Restorations Produced

2 million

In-Lab Working Times

  • Bite block: 5 days
  • Wax setup, implant verification jig and custom tray: 8 days
  • Reset wax setup (if necessary): 4 days
  • Fabricate titanium bar and final setup: 15 days
  • Final Locator CAD/CAM-milled bar overdenture: 6 days

Available Shades

  • Tooth shades: A1, A2, A3, A3.5, A4, B2, B3, B4, C2, C3, D2, D3
  • Gingival shades: G1 (Standard), G3 (Med), G4 (Dk)



Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture

Includes 4 Locator Abutments with complete Locator Attachments, CAD/CAM-milled titanium bar and final overdenture with premium denture teeth.


Half of payment is due after first appointment; half is due at final delivery.


Pricing is subject to change and does not include shipping or applicable taxes.

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Implant System Compatibility

The Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture from Glidewell is available at a flat-rate price for BIOMET 3i™ Certain®; DENTSPLY Implants ASTRA TECH Implant System®; Hahn™ Tapered Implant System; Inclusive® Tapered Implant System; Nobel Biocare Brånemark System® RP, NobelActive® and NobelReplace®; and Zimmer Dental Screw-Vent®. Prices may vary for other implant systems due to the need for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components.

Inclusive is a registered trademark of Prismatik Dentalcraft, Inc. Hahn Tapered Implant is a trademark of Prismatik Dentalcraft, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Policies & Warranty

NO-FAULT REMAKE POLICY: Glidewell is pleased to process all remakes or adjustments at no additional charge if requested within the warranty period and accompanied by the return of the original appliance.

LIMITED WARRANTY/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Glidewell (“the lab”) warrants that all dental devices (a “device”) are made according to your specification and approval in the belief that the device will be useful and MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Subject to the return of a device that is placed and then fails, the lab will repair or replace the device without charge for the cost of materials and workmanship or refund the original price paid, at the lab’s option, for the Locator CAD/CAM-Milled Bar Overdenture as follows: up to 1 year for the acrylic base and denture teeth, and up to 7 years for the milled titanium bar.



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