Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

Infobase Index Factor : 2.8

ABSTRACT

Sneak Peek Into Peek Polymer: An Innovation

Shaista Tabasum, Pratheek Shetty , Manish Goutam

ABSTRACT

New researches and technologies in Prosthetic dentistry are at its apex, specially utilizing the state of the art CAD-CAM manufacturing. Material Researchers are continuously testing innovative materials to match the technological advancements and ever increasing patient desires to look natural. Material that has unmatched strength, superior biocompatibility, low plaque affinity, aesthetics and characteristics close to the dental structure are desired. Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) meets all the demands and has proven its versatility in a very short span of time in recent prosthetic advancements. This article reviews one of the new dental material PEEK, its characteristics and uses in prosthodontics.

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