volume 41, issue 6, P532-538 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.020
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Philipp Metzler, Cornelius von Wilmowsky, Bernd Stadlinger, Wolfgang Zemann, Karl Andreas Schlegel, Stephan Rosiwal, Stephan Rupprecht

Abstract: Promising biomaterial characteristics of diamond-coatings in biomedicine have been described in the literature. However, there is a lack of knowledge about implant osseointegration of this surface modification compared to the currently used sandblasted acid-etched Ti-Al6-V4 implants. The aim of this study was to investigate the osseointegration of microwave plasma-chemical-vapour deposition (MWP-CVD) diamond-coated Ti-Al6-V4 dental implants after healing periods of 2 and 5 months. Twenty-four MWP-CVD diamond-c…

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