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Clinical review: Straumann® CARES® Zirconium Dioxide Abutment

By | 2017-08-17T08:29:44+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Implants, Science|

Zirconia (zirconium dioxide, ZrO2) is a popular material in restorative dentistry for implant abutments due to its superior mechanical properties compared to other ceramics (Manicone et al., 2007). The whitish color allows for highly esthetic dental restorations especially in the anterior maxilla and for patients with thin mucosal biotype. An increasing number of third-party [...]