What is Zirconium Crown?
Zirconium is a white and durable alloy used in place of metal infrastructure in porcelain crowns and bridges.
It is one of the methods that are frequently used in aesthetic dentistry because they are both natural enough to be preferred in the anterior teeth and are strong enough to be used in the posterior teeth.
When to apply Zirconium Crown?
Zirconia crown is the preferred aesthetic restoration in the renewal of incompatible old crowns, excessive material loss, in the treatment of old fillings or severe discoloration of teeth, in the design of irregular and intermittent teeth, in the arrangement of shape and in the design of implant prostheses.
In the zirconium treatment, the size of the tooth is reduced to some amount and a digital impression of the tooth or implant to be crowned is taken using an intraoral camera. The crown is designed and produced with a special software using the impressions taken. The prepared crown or bridge prosthesis is then adhered to the tooth.
Advantages of Zirconium Crown
Zirconium is made with texture friendly materials and is preferred against metal which can cause allergy. Zirconium has a natural appearance because of its light transmitting properties which makes the teeth more aesthetic. Zirconium crowns have better gingival harmony and doesn’t cause frequent bruises unlike the classic metal structure porcelain.
To have a dazzling smile with zirconium crown, you can book an appointment with Aydınlar Dental specialist using the form below. For further details, you can check our frequently asked questions, or you can send us your message using the same form.
Frequently Asked Questions on Zirconium Crowns
- In which cases can zirconium crown be applied?
Zirconia crown can be applied in the treatment of excessive teeth material loss, in the treatment of old fillings or severe discoloration of teeth, in the design of irregular and intermittent teeth, in the arrangement of shape and in the design of implant prostheses.
- Do zirconium teeth require special care?
No. The care of zirconium coated teeth is the same as the normal teeth care.
- How long does the zirconium treatment completed?
The duration of the treatment is approximately 1 week but can vary depending on the person’s gingival health and preferred dental areas to be covered.