Ceramic implants: characteristics and indications
Speaker: Dr. Ana Carbone
Titanium implants have dominated dental implantology since its inception back in the 1960s. Subsequently, the products and solutions, the scientific and clinical research, and the development and performance of this treatment is overwhelmingly based on the titanium implant systems. For clinicians considering adding ceramic implants (specifically, zirconia) to their portfolio, an obvious question is when to choose a ceramic implant, and why? Of course, every case and every patient is unique, but there are a number of factors that we should consider if the indications make both ceramic and a titanium implants a viable option.
To give an understanding to those clinicians considering adding ceramic implants (specifically zirconia) to their portfolio as to when to choose a ceramic implant and why?
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