Zirconia as a material for implants is available in oral implantology since more than 20 years. However, Zirconia implants are considered to be a minority within the dental implants market. Using Zirconia implants in dentistry still awakes emotions either on the patient’s or on the dentist’s side.

The aim of the presentation is to scientifically identify the possible benefits or drawbacks of Zirconia implants on the level of the bone, on the level of the soft tissue and on the level of the prosthetic reconstruction.

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the similarities and differences of the Osseointegration of Zirconia implants compared to titanium implants
  • Learning the benefits of Zirconia implants related to periimplant health
  • Learn to choose the right implant for the best indication