ceramic implant

ceramic implant

see biological implant.
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Now a newly-developed 3-D printed ceramic implant not only helps mend broken bones, but it turns into natural bone to repair broken parts.
Some specific subjects explored are diamond tools for grinding complex ceramic implant surfaces, optimization of coated SiC belt grinding of alumina ceramics, an internal grinding machine for precision grinding, and surface characteristics and roughness prediction of TC4 titanium alloy in high speed grinding.
As yet it isn't common enough to stop me from suggesting a ceramic implant to a patient if I felt it was their best option," he says.
Once the plastic binders burn out, the ceramic implant shrinks after firing, making it difficult to achieve net shape.
The COMBI's internal component comprises a small ceramic implant package, an electrode array, and a reference electrode.
It has been observed that as the size of the ceramic implant increases, its chance of failure is enhanced due the increased probability of the flaws to be present inside the implants.
A POLICE officer has become the first person in the UK to have part of her skull replaced with a ceramic implant that will heal itself if it is ever fractured.
Designed for practicing dentists and dental technicians, the text covers the scientific aspects of dental ceramic materials, processing methods, veneers, all-ceramic single crowns, non-vital abutment teeth, external bleaching, all-ceramic fixed partial dentures, bonding of ceramic restorations, and all- ceramic implant supported restorations.
a manufacturer of ceramic implant components, ceramic joint replacement components and prototype implant components, said the implantable device market has been "incredibly robust" for C5, with business reaching record growth in 2009.
Concern about debris has led to the development of plastic and ceramic implant components over the last several decades, with the ball being made of ceramic materials such as aluminum oxide or zirconium oxide, and the acetabular socket composed of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (or a combination of polyethylene backed by metal).
The [joint] implant market is going to continue to grow," said Steven Hughes, sales manager for Orthopedic and Medical Devices at C5 Medical Werks, a ceramic implant manufacturer based in Grand Junction, Colo.
The reason ceramics came of age is because people realized the hip joint bearing combination of metal and polyethylene parts used in the body [for implants] was a major cause of osteolysis," said Steven Hughes, sales manager for Orthopedic and Medical Devices at C5 Medical Werks, a ceramic implant manufacturer based in Grand Junction, Colo.