Implant Innovations, Inc. (3i) is a
manufacturer and worldwide marketer of oral
reconstructive products, including a patented line
of dental implants.
The 3i ZiReal Post offers the luminescent
qualities of ceramics and the strength and
durability of zirconia.
Implant restorations are a significant investment,
and your patients have high aesthetic expectations.
Concerns about questionable strength, brittleness
and fracturing common with aluminum-oxide ceramic
abutments have meant that the promise of ceramic
abutments has been largely unfulfilled — until
the creation of of the ZiReal Post from 3i —
the newest member of the Prep-TiteTM
The ZiReal Post is more durable, easier to prepare
and less brittle than aluminum-oxide ceramic
abutments because it is made with a zirconia-based
ceramic. In the late 1960s, research began on
zirconia for use as a biomaterial, known as
Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystals (TZP). Its
characteristics have proven excellent for the
manufacture of ball heads for total hip
replacements. More than 300,000 TZP ball heads have
been implanted with only two reported failures.
With the ZiReal Post, you can create
all-ceramic restorations with no compromise between
superior aesthetics and predictable
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