Bionic Restoration

"CAD/CAM technology opens up a wider spectrum of new materials for use in dental prosthesis. For a long time it was not possible to treat patients with distinctive Bruxism with highly aesthetic, tooth-coloured restorations. Extremely sensitve ceramics posed a constant risk of fracturing under the strain of the high forces you find with parafunctions.

This newly developed material is a combination of highly durable acrylic and zirconium dioxide which principally combines the positive features of both material groups: the acrylic content ensures a certain elasticity of the material which imitates the natural elasticity of the periodontium.

This is particularly beneficial with implant treatments for ensuring an even distribution of chewing forces."

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Kollmuss-Goeke_Zirconia_Reinforced_Composoite_09_2014_engDruck.pdf