What is Tilite?
“A Medically Pure Ceramic Alloy With Titanium”
Tilite is an alloy used in dental crowns, bridges and implant restorations at Pi Dental Center. This formula is based on the same science that NASA used in the fabrication of the porcelain fused to metal heat shield for the Apollo Space Program. Tilite absorbs heat at the same rate as the porcelain, thus eliminating the stress and strain between metal and porcelain creating an excellent porcelain bond.
Tilite has undergone extensive testing for several years and has been proven to be completely safe and meets all FDA requirements for medical devices implanted in the body. Tilite is the only non-gold alloy that has been approved by the FDA and for ISO certification.
ISO certification standards relate to quality management systems and are designed to help organizations ensure they meet the needs of customers, reduce waste, increase productivity and create a more efficient, effective operation.
Tilite has a bond strength that is unsurpassed in ceramic alloys. A study conducted in 1984 confirmed the high compressive strength of porcelain bonded to Tilite. It outperformed a well-known precious ceramic gold alloy!
Tilite alloy’s thermal resistance to temperature change acts as an insulator for a patient’s tooth pulp, allowing patients to drink hot liquids or eat very cold foods with comfort. Also, the alloy is non-magnetic and will not react to other metals in the mouth or cause pain when touched by metal utensils or instruments.
With over 125 million prostheses delivered to patients world-wide, there has not been a single documented case involving Tilite causing a problem.
Tilite has been used in dental implant supported prostheses since 1984 with 100% success rate.
Pi Dental Center strives to provide our patients with the best products available. Tilite has proven to meet our stringent requirements for excellence.
Tilite is produced by Talladium, Inc., Velencia, CA