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Novel Nano-TiO2/ZrO2 Coating on Implant Abutment Surface with Atomic Layer Deposition
thesisposted on 2023-05-01, 00:00 authored by Paul Sung
Titanium abutment as part of superstructure on dental implants has been used for years due to its excellent mechanical property and bio-inert property. However, colonization by oral microbial biofilm on the Titanium (Ti) alloy surface may lead to peri-implantitis as the frequent biological complication. Coating of Ti surfaces has been one of the approach to reduce microbial biofilm formation and colonization. Objectives: To investigate the surface-altering properties of Ti implant abutment material with nano-TiO2/ZrO2 coating using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technique.
Degree GrantorUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Degree nameMS, Master of Science
Committee MemberTakoudis, Christos Wu, Christine D Mathews, Mathew
Submitted dateMay 2023