Zirconium is a relatively new material that combines the strength of metal with the aesthetics of porcelain crown. High translucent zirconium and Layered zirconium crowns have become a more popular choice lately.
Applications of Zirconia Crowns Zirconium dental crowns have many uses in restorative and cosmetic dentistry practice. They can be used to reinforce a cracked or broken tooth, mask a severely stained or misshapen tooth, or restore and dental implant. Thanks to their supreme strength and durability, this type of cap is getting more and more popular.
Types of zirconia crowns
Monolithic Zirconia Crowns:
This type of dental ceramic contains Zirconium oxide, a material that renders it virtually unbreakable. This extremely strong type of ceramic resists chips, breaks, and stains. It can be color matched to your teeth but it is somewhat opaque. Due to the opacity monolithic restorations are better placed in the back of the mouth.
Layered zirconium crowns:
As the name suggests, layered restorations are made with layered lithium disilicate ceramic on top of the coping. These layered porcelains give them the realistic translucence needed for restoration in the front of the mouth
ADVANTAGES OF ZIRCONIA CROWNS:
- They provide great aesthetics
- They are strong and long-lasting and has very less possibilities of chipping or breaking.
- Zirconia crowns are less likely to wear down due to their strength.
- They are biocompatible as metal free crowns, they are not likely to cause allergic reactions.
Zirconia are the best option when it comes to cosmetic treatment and is the most recent advancement in dentistry.
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