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Zirconia Abutments: A Quintessence of Modern Day Implantology

Donny Philip Varughese

Citation Information : Varughese DP. Zirconia Abutments: A Quintessence of Modern Day Implantology. Int J Oral Implantol Clin Res 2012; 3 (3):133-137.

DOI: 10.5005/JP-Journals-10012-1081

License: CC BY-ND 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2012

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


Abstract

Dental implants are considered an essential treatment modality for replacement of both single and multiple teeth. Titanium abutments which have been used as gold standard exhibit a dull grayish hue and give an unnatural appearance. The mechanical advantage together with esthetic gain over the conventional abutments has made zirconia abutments the stateof- the-art option available for use in the present day. This article intends to review these zirconia abutments for its property and its clinical implication in the modern day practice.


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