Dental Implant Testing

Root-form Endosseous Dental Implants and Endosseous Dental Abutments

Zymetrix conducts testing to support regulatory submissions for dental implants according to FDA guidance. Zymetrix services in this area include, but are not limited, to the following:

  1. Determination of mechanical properties of materials
  2. ISO 14801: Dynamic fatigue test for endosseous dental implants
  3. Failure analysis
  4. Measurement of coating properties, including porosity, pore volume, thickness and roughness
  5. Tensile and shear testing of ceramic and metallic coatings according to ASTM standards:
  • ASTM F1160 Standard Test Method for Shear and Bending Fatigue Testing of Calcium Phosphate and Metallic Medical and Composite Calcium Phosphate/Metallic Coatings
  • ASTM F1147 Standard Test Method for Tension Testing of Calcium Phosphate and Metallic Coatings
  • ASTM F1044 Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Calcium Phosphate Coatings and Metallic Coatings