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Ceramic dental implants: The non-metal option in Beverly Hills, CA

Why choose
non-metallic implants?

  • Biocompatible
  • Non-allergic
  • Non-corrosive
  • Does not trigger galvanism
  • Non-conductive
  • Aesthetic

Dental implants are traditionally made of titanium, a light, durable biocompatible material. However, an increasing number of health-savvy individuals in the Beverly Hills, CA area are taking advantage of ceramic dental implants. Metal-free implants are available at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills.

Why choose non-metallic implants?

  • Biocompatible – Non-metal dental implants are made from zirconia, a strong ceramic fired at extremely high temperatures. A ceramic implant is placed into the jawbone at the site of a missing tooth. Over time, the bone fuses solidly with this bio-friendly material.
  • Non-allergic – An allergic reaction to metal alloys in the mouth can occur years after a dental procedure. Resulting inflammation and itchiness can cause bone loss and implant failure. There is no risk of allergy with zirconia.
  • Non-corrosive – A chemical reaction from mouth acids can corrode metal dental work. Zirconia is a bioinert material that resists corrosion.
  • Does not trigger galvanism – A mixture of metals in the mouth can create an electrical current with saliva acting as the electrolyte. Galvanism is linked to a variety of symptoms ranging from oral discomfort to headaches, vertigo, insomnia, TMJ disorders, and much more. Use of non-metal restorative materials avoids this risk.
  • Non-conductive – Electrically-charged dental restorations encourage bacterial growth. Zirconia is non-conductive, creating a healthier oral environment.
  • Aesthetic – Titanium implants may leave a gray metal aura at the gum line, as soft tissues recede. Ceramic implants are white. Topped with a beautiful porcelain implant crown, the restoration looks completely natural.
  • Holistic – Ceramic implants contribute to overall wellness. They do not impede flow of energy through the body’s meridians.

Ceramic Dental Implants with a Biomimetic Dentist

Ceramic Dental Implants with a Biomimetic Dentist
At Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness, Dr. Sanda offers ceramic dental implants to ensure that patients enjoy the benefits of metal-free and toxic-free dentistry.

I’m Doctor Sanda at Beverly Hills dental health and Wellness. Let’s talk about ceramic or zirconia dental implants. Since 1965, titanium dental implants have been on the market to replace missing teeth. But today we’ve had some recent studies to show that titanium may exacerbate autoimmune disease through the fact that it can release some ions in our body. So ceramic dental implants have been on the market since the 1980s and really in United States since 2007.

Ceramic and implants are all white, so if you have a smile like mine where you’re showing a lot of gums, you definitely want to go with a ceramic implant as you’re not going to get that greyish look in the front. Also, it is more bio compatible and it has similar osseointegration affects as titanium. So no longer you have to worry about ceramic implants breaking because they’re just as solid as titanium. If you have any more questions or to see if you’re a candidate for ceramic dental implant, give us a call at Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness.

Placement of a zirconia implant differs from the titanium technique. In inexperienced hands, the cost for implants could be your smile and your health. Partner with an implant dentist experienced in working with ceramic dental implants. Call Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills in CA at (310) 692-7855

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An alumnus from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry and UCLA, Dr. Moldovan is an extremely skilled and board-certified professional who is internationally recognized as a speaker for her wealth of knowledge, charity work and contribution to society. In addition to being a certified nutritionist, she is also a published author and speaker. She introduced ORASANA® which is her own range of natural oral healthcare products.

Dr. Moldovan is an advocate of biological dentistry and uses her public recognition to educate people on the link between good oral care and general wellbeing.

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