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 North Liberty from Dr. Cody Kriegel

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. Cody Kriegel | Ceramic Dental Implant Dentist In North Liberty, IA

Meet your exclusive North Liberty-based
ceramic implant expert

Dr. Cody Kriegel

Dr. Cody Kriegel received his dental degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics in 2015. While at the University of Iowa, Dr. Kriegel participated in programs treating veterans at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, as well as mission work treating orphaned children in Cambodia. He continues to participate in dental missions, serving and providing dental healthcare to less fortunate communities.

Dr. Kriegel has been practicing dentistry in the communities of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City since graduating from the University of Iowa. Dr. Kriegel has attained membership and fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Iowa Dental Association (IDA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, and the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry (ABD).

Prior to completing his dental education, Dr. Kriegel received a bachelor’s degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he majored in biology and played football for the Kohawks. He was born and raised in eastern Iowa and is excited to give back to the community that he loves. Dr. Kriegel and his wife, Allison have a daughter, Vivienne. They also have two dogs, Dash and Stella, and enjoy spending time outdoors, being with family, and CrossFit.

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Office Information

2345 Landon Road
Suite 300
North Liberty, IA 52317

Office: 319-359-6700


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