for zirconia abutments, internal metal may be best

February 6, 2010

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a recent study concluded that there was a lower incidence of fracture when internal hex zirconia abutments were used that maintained metal connections vs. a full zirconia engagement.  here’s the reference:

Int. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants
Vol. 24 No. 5 pp 850-858