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Latest Advancements in Dental Implants

Posted on 2/15/2024 by Weo Admin
Photo of dental implant done at Riverwind Dental in Richmond, VAThe newest improvements in dental implants have made these treatments way better, safer, and more effective. As of 2023 and moving into 2024, notable advancements comprise:


This tiny technology called nanotechnology helps bones grow together. Using tiny materials has made them better for the body and sped up bone implants. It also makes recovery time shorter after surgery. This makes implants more like natural bone, helping bones attach faster and making patients feel better.

Additive Manufacturing

The mixed 3D printing technology with dentistry has created precise and tailored dental implants, bridges, and crowns. This approach allows for more exact and personalized solutions in dental prosthetics.

Advancements in Digital Imaging

Better digital picture tech helps place implants more correctly, significantly reducing the risks of surgery errors. This improvement enhances patient outcomes by guaranteeing more precision throughout surgical procedures.

Three-Dimensional Guided Surgery

This new approach enables dentists to envision the surgical process before its execution, hence improving predictability and minimizing the probability of complications. Using 3D-guided surgery is a big help in speeding up the recovery and making the process better for dental implants.

Improvements in Implant Materials and Structure

Currently, scientists are looking into using new materials like zirconia, tantalum oxide, and usual titanium. These materials are undergoing refinement to enhance their physical qualities and are utilized to replicate the natural bone structure more accurately.

Implant Coatings with Antibacterial Properties

Implants are currently being treated with antibacterial substances to inhibit the growth of harmful germs, degradation, and decay. This treatment also makes the implant and bone stick together better, leading to more stability.

Applications of 3D Printing

Modern 3D printer machines allow for making unique implant parts that are very precise and work well. These personalized implants provide a more ergonomic fit and can help facilitate the installation procedure.

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