International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dentistry | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022

Polyether Ether Ketone: A Superior Substitute to Prosthetic and Implant Materials

V Sahithi

Abstract: Polyether ether ketone is a multifaceted polymeric material that has extensive applications in dentistry including tooth restorations, crowns, bridges, endoposts, denture framework, implant supported final prosthesis, dental implants6. The availment of the PEEK in developing a prosthesis for maxillectomy in patients diagnosed with mucormycosis and its adoption as an important material is being discussed here. The ease to mould the material according to our desirable characteristics and it?s greater properties compared to other existing materials are the reasons for its quickly emerging nature in dentistry.

Keywords: Polyether ether ketone, PEEK prosthesis, PEEK implants, properties of PEEK, better alternative to existing materials

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,

Pages: 106 - 107

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