While titanium implants have a proven track record of osseointegration, versatility, flexibility and reversibility, they also present significant issues regarding aesthetics, periodontal tissue health, corrosion as well as new evidence of potential systemic problems associated with titanium. ZERAMEX® high strength and high-performance ceramic implants have all the advantages of titanium implants without the disadvantages. You owe it to yourself to use ZERAMEX® implants and experience for yourself and your patients the significant benefits derived from using the new benchmark in dental implantology.
With regards to ZERAMEX® ceramic implants, this is not accurate. There has been incredible development and research in zirconia ceramic over the last 15 years. Dentalpoint AG has made multiple technological breakthroughs. ZERAMEX® implants made of ATZ ceramics are stronger than titanium implants. They osseointegrate as well as titanium implants and evidence shows that they last, with an excellent success rate of approximately 98%.
Simply said, titanium implants have been around for over 5 decades whereas zirconia implants have been around less than 2 decades. However, there is very good data going back 10 years, showing excellent results with zirconia implants of the earlier generation. ZERAMEX® are the most advanced ceramic implants with features that were not available previously, for even greater clinical flexibility and overall success
No. Such claims are not supported by the evidence. In fact, titanium does corrode when placed in contact with bodily fluids, as well as other substances found in the oral cavity and it is far from inert. As more research is done, more evidence of adverse effects is being demonstrated, including increased risks for peri-implantitis. ZERAMEX® Ceramic Implants have superior physico-mechanical and biological properties.
Well, we do not know because ZERAMEX® implants are not made of zirconium. They are made of ATZ (Alumina Toughened Zirconia) ceramic. The presence of one single element in a compound does not determine its properties, which are the result of the combination of all the elements in that compounds. For the same reason that table salt (NaCl) is neither a toxic gas (Cl=chlorine) or a reactive metal (Na=sodium), ATZ ceramic is not a metal. It is a unique ceramic compound with excellent physico-mechanical and biological properties totally different than titanium.
Definitely! The ZERAMEX® XT offers the same two-piece benefits that you are used to with your titanium system and more, while the ZERAMEX® P6 has the proven Straumann design and the same guided surgery protocol.
ZERAMEX® implants are made in Switzerland with Swiss precision and superior quality, using the most advanced techniques such as HIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing) and materials such as ATZ ceramic and high-performance carbon fiber-reinforced, high-performance peek (VICARBO®). Quality control of all incoming raw materials, as well as CT scanning of all abutments and implants ensure superior quality and performance of every ZERAMEX® product with patented technology from Dentalpoint AG.
Good question! When the majority of dentists learn about the latest research, they will adopt ZERAMEX® ceramic implants. A similar situation has occurred with dental amalgams. Initially, a majority of dentists liked amalgam and were skeptical of composite restorative materials because of their lack of long-term track record and claim of poor clinical performance…. We all know what happened with that one! Once you have tried ZERAMEX® Ceramic Implants you will love them and not look back! The Future: Naturally, White.