Restorative Dentistry

Titanium Implants vs. Ceramic Implants

Titanium is an alloy that releases oxide particles that triggers a “particle-induced inflammation” in the surrounding tissues. These particles are ingested by giant cells (macrophages) which also produce molecules that trigger inflammation ( cytokines) and Osteoresorptive reaction. Since it can assimilate in a reliably poor quality bone, it gives a short-term healing rate. The end…

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