Zirconia Dental Implants: modern metal-free dental implantology

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If you are looking for information regarding dental implants in Las Palmas, find out here about the possibilities and advantages that zirconia implants offer. You will realise that you are a good candidate for a metal-free implants.

The “Metal-Free” trend, which was promptly adopted on Gran Canaria by ICEO Dental clinics, has brought about a revolution in modern implantology which has undoubtedly signified a before and after as far as biocompatibility and dental aesthetics are concerned.

Zirconia Dental Implants: Biocompatibility

Zirconia implants are 100% biocompatible.  Our body does not reject zirconium and for this reason it is the preferred modern material for various types of replacements in humans.

As zirconia implants are readily accepted by the body, there are no signs of inflammation around the implants, leading to a successful outcome in all aspects.  The characteristics that make the material so biocompatible are:

  • Non-corrosive
  • No release of particles nor metal ions
  • No interference with movement of energy through the body as they are bioinert
  • Non-conductivity
  • As zirconia is white, the typical eventual grey line usually associated with long-term implants is avoided
  • Patients experience no alteration of tasteZirconia dental implants

Zirconia Dental Implants: Aesthetics

Being a white and translucent, zirconia gives dental implants a lighter, more natural appearance than previously possible, especially important for people with thin gum tissue, as the dark color of metal implants can show through and obviously not look very attractive.  Furthermore, as there is no metal structure underneath the ceramics, the typical grey line that appears over time with metal implants (when gum recession occurs) is avoided.

Zirconia Dental Implants: No Metal allergies

As opposed to amalgam and other metal alloys used in the past in dentistry, our body accepts zirconia as a natural material and therefore there are no allergic nor adverse reactions to it.

If you are allergic to any type of metal and you are considering replacing a missing or deteriorated tooth, zirconia implants are undoubtedly the best alternative to the traditional titanium implants.