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World J Clin Cases. Jan 16, 2015; 3(1): 52-57
Published online Jan 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i1.52
Table 1 Implant materials can be classified based on the type of material used and the biologic response they elicit when implanted[3]
Biodynamic activityChemical composition
BiotolerantGold Co-Cr alloys Stainless steel Niobium TantalumPolyethylene Polyamide Polymethylmethacrylate Polytetrafluroethylene Polyurethane
Bio inertCommercially pure titanium Titanium alloy (Ti-6AL-4U)Al oxide Zirconium oxide
BioactiveHydroxyapatite Tricalcium phosphate Bio glass Carbon-silicon