Studies have established that poor oral health are a risk factor for a number of long-term conditions, including stroke, heart disease, diabetes, diabetes, and some cancers.
Metals can undergo a degree of corrosion and metal release after implantation. Corrosion of allergenic metals can lead to metal-protein implant failure.
Many people who need surgery might have to delay the procedure for weeks, or even months, because of poor dental health and/or presence of oral diseases.
An international team of researchers identified new genes associated with oral health and dental diseases.Findings suggest many dental traits are heritable.
Watch this brief but informative interview between Michael Foley and Eric Bright – “Is Zirconia a metal?“ Michael Foley is the President of Emerginnova and US distributor of ZERAMEX®, Metal-Free Ceramic Implants. Eric Bright has his Engineering degree in BioCeramics and is now the Vice President Atlantis Global Development.
Mike Foley has been in the dental implant business for 15 years, and jokes that once you get into it, you can’t get out. In this podcast, you’ll hear all about how he got started with ceramic zirconia implants specifically.