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Dental Prosthesis on Implants using Quartz Fiber

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Introduction 


Dental prosthesis on implants represent an innovative solution for restoring the functionality and aesthetics of lost or damaged teeth. Prostheses made with quartz fiber offer a series of significant advantages compared to traditional materials such as titanium or ceramic. 

Characteristics of Quartz Fiber 


1. **High Strength**: Quartz fiber is known for its robustness and resistance to breakage, ensuring greater durability over time. 
2. **Lightweight**: Compared to other materials, quartz fiber is lightweight, offering comfort to the patient without compromising the solidity of the prosthesis. 
3. **Biocompatibility**: Quartz fiber is biocompatible, reducing the risk of adverse reactions in the surrounding tissue. 
4. **Aesthetics**: This material offers a translucency similar to natural dental tissue, ensuring a more natural appearance of the prosthesis. 

Light-Weight Option for Patient (9g)

Advantages of Prostheses on Quartz Fiber Implants 


1. **Less Invasiveness**: The lightweight nature of quartz fiber allows for less invasiveness in implant insertion, reducing trauma to the surrounding tissue. 
2. **Reliability**: Due to its strength and long-term durability, prostheses on quartz fiber implants offer greater reliability and stability in the long term. 
3. **Superior Aesthetics**: Translucency and resemblance to natural dental tissue provide a more pleasing and natural appearance to the prosthesis, enhancing smile aesthetics. 
4. **Better Fit**: Quartz fiber allows for greater precision in the prosthesis fabrication process, ensuring optimal adaptation to the patient’s anatomy. 
5. **Compatibility with Digital Techniques**: Quartz fiber lends itself to the use of digital technologies, allowing for computerised design and fabrication of prostheses, with more precise and personalized results. 

Final Lower Quartz Fiber Denture (2024)
Front View – Quartz Fiber Denture

Conclusions 


Dental prostheses on implants made with quartz fiber represent an advanced and reliable solution for restoring the functionality and aesthetics of lost or damaged teeth. Their characteristics of strength, lightweight, biocompatibility, and superior aesthetics offer significant advantages for both patients and dental professionals, making them a preferred choice in modern dental clinical practice. 


Technician: Giovanni Spera, Prosthetic Dental Technician