Zirconia Implant Solution: Posterior Surgical Placement - #29 and #30
Zirconia Implant Solutions for Two Missing Teeth In the Mandible
After continued use of Z System dental implants, it has become one of my go-to dental implants for patients referred from alternative physicians and those seeking metal free dentistry. Whether the concerns are metal allergy specific with regard to titanium alloy based implants or patient preference, I have continued to have great success with Z-Systems 2 piece implant. The patient in this case had exhibited metal allergies in the past and their referring physician suggested a metal-free solution. The patient was eager to have her posterior mandible (#29 & #30) restored with the zirconia implant. This case shows a Z-System two piece Z5C zirconia implant surgically placed into the posterior mandible to replace the missing teeth. The tissue response was excellent at week 3, one of my favorite aspects about using zirconia implants. Osseointegration was tested by reverse torque test at 35nm at 12 weeks and the implants were restored with cemented CEREC emax crowns at 12 week.
Yuriy May, DMD