Z-Systems Ceramic Implants
Exclusively in Atlanta from Dr. Gail McLaurin
The Only FDA Approved 100 % Metal Free Implants, Superior to Titanium Implants in Many Areas:
Bones and gums integrate better with zirconium oxide ceramics.
Z-SYSTEMS implants are metal-free, biocompatible, conduct neither heat nor electrical energy, and cause no irritation to the immune system.
Less plaque accretion than on titanium. This reduces the risk of perimplantitis as well as cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
Ceramic is much stronger than titanium.
Thanks to the white material, no gray shadows are visible even with thin or receding gums.
Ceramic implants are opaque to X-rays, and easier to recognize in critical situations.
What Is A Dental Implant?
The implant body or post is the portion of the implant that is inserted into the jawbone. The implant body integrates with the jawbone and becomes the anchor for the new tooth.
The implant abutment is the portion of the dental implant inside the crown. Sometimes the abutment is created with the implant body as one piece. Other times, it is separate and attached to the implant with a screw. The abutment shapes the gum tissue and supports the crown.
The dental implant crown is the portion of the dental implant you see, but if done correctly, no one can tell it is not a natural tooth. The crown is bonded or cemented to the implant abutment and is commonly made of a ceramic or zirconia material because of its naturally white color and strength.
Meet your exclusive Atlanta-based
ceramic implant expert
Dr. Gail McLaurin
Dr. Gail McLaurin, DMD, originally received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Armstrong State College in Savannah, G.A., After working as a hygienist for 4 years, she decided to get her Doctoral Degree from The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Here, she was the first female President of the American Student Dental Association and a member of the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity. M.U.S.C. awarded her the John Robert Jordan Award for “Dedication to the service of his fellow man, pride in his profession, loyalty to his profession.” She also received an award from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for “outstanding achievement in the undergraduate studies and clinical training of this specialized area of clinical education.”GET STARTED with Dr. Gail McLaurin Talk to a treatment coordinator
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5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30342
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