Dental implant materials: Commercially pure titanium and titanium alloys

Michael McCracken

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Abstract

Manufacturers use six different titanium-based biomaterials to fabricate dental implants. Each of these materials, including four grades of commercially pure titanium and two titanium alloys, has distinct mechanical and physical properties. Clinicians should recognize these differences for optimal treatment planning and patient care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-43
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999

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Keywords

  • Biomechanics
  • Implant biomaterials
  • Review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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