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Zirconia Abutments in Implant Dentistry

Meena Ajay Aras, Chetan Mukund Modgi

Citation Information : Aras MA, Modgi CM. Zirconia Abutments in Implant Dentistry. Int J Oral Implantol Clin Res 2012; 3 (1):39-42.

DOI: 10.5005/JP-Journals-10012-1063

License: CC BY-ND 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Esthetic parameters have become integral aspects in defining success and failure of an implant. All-ceramic abutments have started to play a major role in achieving an esthetically successful result. The material itself, however, is not the exclusive determinant for esthetic success. It is the appropriate design and proper handling of the material and the abutment that enables the clinician to achieve esthetic outcomes that were not possible with traditional metal alloys. The focus of this systematic review was to assess the published data on the zirconia dental implant abutment.


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