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What You Should Know About Zirconia Dental Implants

- May 04, 2018 -

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Zirconia implants are a new type of oral prosthetic that have grown in popularity due to their unique biocompatible makeup. The extremely durable and “metal free” composition of zirconium makes it an ideal implant material with no history of adverse side effects.

What Are Zirconia Implants?

Zirconia implants are made from zirconium, a material that closely resembles titanium. Zirconium is most widely recognized in its crystalline form—cubic zirconium—because it resembles a flawless diamond.

How do Zirconia implants work?

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First, an evaluation is needed to determine if you are a candidate for a dental implant. Then, we uses technology to create precise digital impressions and surgical guides to ensure optimal implant alignment and functionality .

Why are Zirconia implants preferred by holistic dentists?

Zirconia implants are preferred by holistic dentists because they are strong, durable, and biocompatible (pose virtually no threat of adverse reaction with the body).

Planning for Zirconia Dental Implants

Planning for dental implants is a vital step toward a healthier smile. Each patient represents a unique case, so an appointment and evaluation is critical. A few health conditions that may affect candidacy for dental implants include:

  • Diabetes

  • Smoking

  • Alcoholism

  • Uncontrolled periodontal disease