Tantalum is a chemical element with symbol Ta and atomic number 73. Tantalum is a rare, hard, blue-gray, lustrous transition metal that is highly corrosion-resistant.

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Tantalum is used in orthopedic and dental implants. It was used as one-material-implant and as coating. Application is rare. A current application is a dental implant with a 3D-trabecular-coating.

Osseous integration is described by CG Paganias et al.