Research: From titanium to zirconia implants
The article from Dr Sofia Karapataki was published in the 1st issue of the new magazine ceramic implants.
Zirconium is a metal with the atomic number 40. Zirconium dioxide (ZrO2) or Zirconia is a ceramic material without any metal properties. It is electrochemically inert causing no galvanising or electro current disturbance effects at an inter- and intracellular level. It is the most bioinert and biocompatible material currently available in the market, with no detected allergies or intolerances. …
Read the full article in the ePaper.