Reliable Bioceramics – the Relevance of Materials and Processing Technologies
Ceramics is used in artificial joints, additionallly interesting applications for ceramics are established in the dental field. Yttria stabilised zirconia is used in prosthetic applications, i.e. crowns and bridges. Another interesting application is dental implants. At this time the breakthrough is still limited, because mainly one-piece implants are used, but many companies work in ceramic solutions for a modular system based on implant, abutment and crown.