A Healthier Approach to Dental Implants

Ceramic Implants offer a more natural, metal-free tooth replacement option. Scroll down to learn more.

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Z-Systems Ceramic Implants
Exclusively in Mission Viejo from Dr. Al Manesh

The Only FDA Approved 100 % Metal Free Implants, Superior to Titanium Implants in Many Areas:

More natural.

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.

More sustainable.

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.

More aesthetic.

Thanks to the white material, no gray shadows are visible even with thin or receding gums.

More visible.

Ceramic implants are opaque to X-rays, and easier to recognize in critical situations.

What Is A Dental Implant?

Ceramic Dental Implant Screw Diagram

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.

Ceramic Dental Implant Abutment Diagram

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.

Ceramic Dental Implant Crown Diagram

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.

Dr. Al Manesh | Ceramic Dental Implant Dentist In Mission Viejo, CA

Meet your exclusive Mission Viejo-based
ceramic implant expert

Dr. Al Manesh

In 1993, Dr. Al Manesh received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree at Oregon Health Sciences University. After completing his general practice residency at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Manesh went on to graduate in 1998 from Louisiana State University’s Periodontal 2-year Postgraduate program with an additional year of implant studies.

In 2007, Dr. Manesh founded the Mission Dental Implant Center in Mission Viejo, California, where he specializes in regenerative periodontal care, dental implants, and oral plastic surgery. Not only does he have extensive experience in periodontics and implant surgery, he is also a published author, noted lecturer, and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, the Orange County Dental Society, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Manesh is truly dedicated to providing quality periodontics and implant dentistry. He is constantly learning new techniques and adding to his expertise. He believes it is critical for a surgeon to stay up to date with changes in technology, and he strives to provide the best standard of care for his patients in an environment with the most advanced resources. He founded the Ceramic Implant Institute in 2015 where he teaches professional training courses including how to place and restore holistic-friendly ceramic zirconia dental implants as well as implant-related periodontal and prosthodontic procedures.

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Office Information

26800 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Office: 949-364-2935


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