Effect of titanium or zirconia implant abutments on epithelial attachments after ultrasonic cleaning

Jiangqi Hu, Ikiru Atsuta, Yasunori Ayukawa, Tianren Zhou, Ikue Narimatsu, Kiyoshi Koyano

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Zirconia is widely employed as a material during dental implant work because of its superior esthetics. This study sought to evaluate the impact of titanium or zirconia implant abutments on epithelial attachments after ultrasonic cleaning. These implants were inserted into the extraction socket of rat maxillary first molars. Then, the length of the horseradish per-oxidase (HRP) reaction was measured. In addition, titanium and zirconia disks were cleaned using an ultrasonic scaler, surface morphology changes were observed, and the number of epithelial cell attachments to the surface was measured. Ultimately, the surfaces of the titanium disks were easier to damage than those of the zirconia ones. There was no difference in the number of epithelial cell attachments between the two materials with the ultrasonic cleaning. The length of the HRP reaction was shorter on the zirconia implant abutment surface than on the titanium one after mechanical cleaning. In conclusion, zirconia is harder than titanium and a better choice for use in the epithelial tissue attachment. Zirconia is more suitable as a material for implant abutments than titanium.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)331-334
ページ数4
ジャーナルJournal of Oral Science
62
3
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 7 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 歯科学(全般)

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