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WHAT IS A ZIRCONIA CROWN?

january 11, 2019

It is extremely strong, requiring less tooth preparation than other materials. It can be layered with porcelain, further improving its aesthetic appearance. Zirconia crowns can be bonded or cemented, giving your dentist more options.

BENEFITS OF ZIRCONIA CROWN:

Zirconia has some distinct advantages as a material for crowns:

  • It can be matched to the color of existing teeth.
  • It is extremely strong, requiring less tooth preparation than other materials.
  • It can be layered with porcelain, further improving its aesthetic appearance.
  • Zirconia crowns can be bonded or cemented, giving your dentist more options.
  • Zirconia has the ability to be "milled" or shaped in the dental office. In other words, your crown might be made and delivered in one appointment, possibly saving you time and expense!
  • This material is biocompatible, meaning it doesn't cause adverse reactions when implanted in the human body.

HOW LONG IT LASTS?

Normally Zirconia crown lasts for 10–15 years, although no. of patients will have their crowns for a lifetime.

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