Zirconia Use In Modern Products And Technology

Zircomium is an element that can be found all around us.  In fact, it is the nineteenth most commonly found periodic element in the Earth’s crust.  While people have been aware of and handling zirconium for hundreds of years, it wasn’t until 1925 that large enough...

Zirconia Implantology Lecture At Loma Linda University’s Graduate Program In Implant Dentistry

A great professor and mentor Dr. Alejandro Kleinman is retiring from Loma Linda University’s Graduate Program in Implant Dentistry. Prof. Kleinman was instrumental in Dr. Noumbissi’s decision and selection to attend the program in 1999. In his honor the Robert A....

Dr. Noumbissi Organizes And Speaks At The World’s First Metal-Free Implantology Congress- Miami 2014

Under the leadership of its founding president Dr. Sammy Noumbissi, the International Academy of Ceramic Implantology (IAOCI) held its winter congress in Miami, on January 24 and 25, 2014 . In attendance were delegates from 11 states in the USA, the UK, France, Japan,...

Zirconia AKA Zirconium Dioxide Implants Are Not Metal

For the last two decades, the use of dental implants as a method of teeth replacement has seen an exponential growth. The predominant material used for dental implants for the last forty plus years has been titanium and titanium alloys. Both titanium and titanium...

Ceramic Dental Implants: An Alternative To Titanium And Titanium Alloys.

This article was written by Dr. Noumbissi and published in the January 2013 edition (International Section) for the Orofacial Chronicle Journal from Bhopal, India. BACKGROUND Since Dr. Brånemark first introduced titanium dental implants, a variety of materials have...