Zirconia Based Porcelain
Experienced dentists and technicians
All kinds of zirconia-based aesthetic and implant-supported solutions
Using biomedically certified, first-class zirconium with high-tech technology for aesthetic teeth
In-house technician and laboratory
Digital impressions instead of putty impressions
3D design of your teeth by specialists
Electronic tooth color analysis
Zirconium is used as the infrastructure material. Since it is quite similar to natural teeth in terms of colour, transparency and durability, zirconium is the most advanced material that provides both aesthetic and durable properties at the same time. Blended with experience, knowledge, diligence and technology, zirconium is the best material to produce successful dentures.
A ceramic zirconia crown, also known as a layered zirconia crown, is a type of dental crown made from a combination of zirconia and porcelain. The crown is made up of two layers: a zirconia core and a layer of porcelain that is fused to the zirconia core.
The zirconia core of the crown is a highly durable and strong material that provides the structural support and strength necessary to withstand biting and chewing forces in the mouth. Zirconia is also biocompatible, meaning it is not harmful to living tissue, and it has a tooth-colored appearance that makes it a popular choice for dental restorations.
The porcelain layer that is fused to the zirconia core provides the natural-looking appearance of the crown. Porcelain can be color-matched to the patient's natural teeth and is highly translucent, which allows it to reflect light in a way that mimics the natural appearance of tooth enamel.
Ceramic zirconia crowns are popular for their strength, durability, and natural appearance, and they are often used to restore teeth that are severely damaged or decayed. They are also used in cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of teeth that are misshapen, discolored, or have other aesthetic issues.
A monolithic zirconia crown is a type of dental crown made from a single block of zirconia material, without any additional layers of porcelain or other materials. The term "monolithic" refers to the fact that the crown is made from a single, uniform material.
Zirconia is a highly durable and strong material that is biocompatible, meaning it is not harmful to living tissue. Monolithic zirconia crowns are highly resistant to chipping or cracking and can withstand heavy chewing forces in the mouth. They also have a tooth-colored appearance that can closely match the natural color of surrounding teeth.
Because monolithic zirconia crowns are made entirely of zirconia, they are more translucent than other types of zirconia crowns, such as ceramic zirconia crowns. This can help improve the cosmetic appearance of the restoration, making it more natural-looking and less obvious in the mouth.
A multilayer zirconia crown is a type of dental crown that combines different layers of zirconia material in order to achieve a more natural-looking and translucent appearance.
Multilayer zirconia crowns typically have a layered structure, with a more translucent zirconia material used for the top layer and a stronger and more opaque zirconia material used for the core. The result is a crown that has both the strength and durability of traditional monolithic zirconia crowns, and the natural-looking appearance of porcelain-fused-to-zirconia or layered zirconia crowns.
The use of multilayer zirconia crowns has become more popular in recent years due to advancements in zirconia manufacturing techniques and the desire for more natural-looking dental restorations. These crowns offer several advantages over traditional monolithic zirconia crowns, including improved translucency, enhanced color matching to surrounding teeth, and improved aesthetics.
Do you desire a more aesthetically pleasing smile? There are multiple alternatives that may be suitable for you, but some may not be ideal for your specific situation. Zirconium-based porcelain crowns, full porcelain or ceramic crowns, laminate veneers, and inlay/onlay fillings are a few options that may be appropriate depending on your needs. To determine which alternatives are right for you, we can assess your teeth by reviewing photos that you send to us. Simply describe the results you would like to achieve, and we will consult with our aesthetic dentists to provide you with the best possible options for your needs.
Zirconia dental crowns, whether ceramic, monolithic, or multi-layered, can all be suitable for implant treatment depending on the individual patient's needs and the recommendation of the dental professional.
In general, however, monolithic zirconia crowns are often recommended for implant treatment because they are highly durable and resistant to wear and tear. Monolithic zirconia crowns are made from a single block of zirconia material, which provides excellent strength and structural support to the implant. They are also highly biocompatible, which means they are less likely to cause allergic reactions or other issues in the mouth.
Multi-layered zirconia crowns may also be suitable for implant treatment, as they provide improved translucency and natural-looking aesthetics. However, they may not be as strong or resistant to wear as monolithic zirconia crowns, and may require more frequent replacement or repair.
Ceramic zirconia crowns, which are layered with porcelain for a more natural-looking appearance, may also be suitable for implant treatment in some cases. However, they may not be as strong as monolithic zirconia crowns and may be more prone to chipping or cracking.
Ultimately, the choice of zirconia crown for implant treatment will depend on the individual patient's needs, the location of the implant in the mouth, and the recommendation of the dental professional.
A screw-retained zirconia crown is a type of dental crown that is attached to a dental implant using a screw instead of dental cement. The screw is typically made of titanium, which is a biocompatible material that can fuse with bone in a process known as osseointegration. This provides a stable foundation for the implant and helps to prevent the crown from becoming loose or dislodged.
The process of placing a screw-retained zirconia crown begins with the placement of the dental implant. The implant is surgically placed into the jawbone, where it will fuse with the bone over a period of several months. Once the implant has fully integrated with the bone, a post or abutment is attached to the implant, which will serve as the attachment point for the zirconia crown.
The zirconia crown is then custom-fabricated to fit over the abutment and secured in place using a screw. Because the crown is attached using a screw, it can be easily removed for maintenance or repair if needed. This can be especially useful for patients who require regular cleaning or adjustment of the crown due to periodontal issues or other oral health concerns.
Screw-retained zirconia crowns offer several advantages over other types of dental crowns. They provide excellent stability and durability, and they can be easily removed and replaced if necessary. They are also less likely to cause damage to surrounding teeth or tissue, as there is no need for dental cement or adhesive. However, they may not be suitable for all patients or all locations in the mouth, and the choice of restoration will depend on individual needs and the recommendation of the dental professional.
Zirconia crowns are considered safe for dental use. Zirconia is a biocompatible material that is not harmful to living tissue, and it has been used in dentistry for many years. However, as with any dental restoration, there may be some risks associated with the procedure, such as infection or damage to surrounding teeth or tissue. Patients should discuss any concerns they have with their dentist before undergoing treatment.
Zirconia crowns are known for their durability and longevity, and they can last for many years with proper care and maintenance. Some studies have reported that zirconia crowns can last up to 10-15 years or more. However, the lifespan of a zirconia crown will depend on factors such as the patient's oral hygiene habits, the location of the restoration in the mouth, and the amount of wear and tear it is subjected to.
irconia crowns are highly resistant to staining and discoloration, which is one of the reasons they are a popular choice for dental restorations. However, they cannot be whitened or bleached once they are placed in the mouth, so it is important for patients to maintain good oral hygiene habits to keep their crowns looking their best.
Zirconia crowns can be maintained by following good oral hygiene practices, such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting the dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. Patients should also avoid habits that can damage the crowns, such as chewing on hard objects or using their teeth to open packages. If a zirconia crown becomes damaged or dislodged, patients should contact their dentist as soon as possible for evaluation and repair.
Zirconia crowns can be compatible with dental implants, as they are highly biocompatible and can be used to create a natural-looking and durable restoration. However, the choice of crown material will depend on factors such as the location of the implant in the mouth, the amount of stress the implant will be subjected to, and the cosmetic needs of the patient.
Zirconia is a biocompatible material that is not known to cause allergies or reactions in the mouth. However, some patients may have a sensitivity to other materials used in the restoration, such as the cement or bonding agent. Patients who are concerned about the possibility of an allergic reaction should discuss their concerns with their dentist before undergoing treatment.
Zirconia crowns offer several advantages over other types of dental restorations. They are highly durable and long-lasting, resistant to wear and tear, and have a natural-looking appearance that can closely mimic the color and translucency of natural teeth. They are also less likely to cause allergic reactions or other issues in the mouth compared to other materials. However, the choice of restoration will depend on factors such as the location of the tooth being restored, the cosmetic needs of the patient, and the recommendations of the dentist.
Zirconia crowns can be more expensive than other types of dental crowns, such as metal or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns. However, they are often comparable in cost to other high-quality dental restorations, such as all-ceramic or gold crowns. The exact cost of a zirconia crown will depend on factors such as the size and location of the restoration, the complexity of the case, and the dentist's fees.
Zirconia crowns are highly resistant to wear and tear and are suitable for people who grind their teeth, a condition known as bruxism. They are often recommended for patients who have a history of grinding or clenching their teeth, as they can withstand the heavy forces involved in these habits. However, patients with severe bruxism may require additional treatments, such as a night guard, to protect their teeth and restorations from damage.
Type of zirconia restoration: The cost may vary depending on whether the restoration is a crown, bridge, implant-supported denture, or veneer.
Complexity of the procedure: The cost may increase if the procedure requires more preparation or work, such as bone grafting or additional procedures before the restoration.
Quality of the zirconia: High-quality zirconia material can be more expensive, which can increase the cost of the restoration. There are different types of zirconia products available all over the world.
Experience of the dental professional: The cost may be higher if you choose an experienced dentist or prosthodontist to perform the procedure.
Dental laboratory: Dental laboratory: The talent and experience of dental technicians is a very important factor for lab costs.
Zirconia crowns can be repaired if they become damaged, depending on the extent and nature of the damage. Minor chips or cracks can often be repaired by the dentist or dental lab technician, while more extensive damage may require replacement of the crown. The exact course of treatment will depend on the individual case and the recommendations of the dental professional.
No grayish color appears on gums as time passes and they look like natural teeth.
They do not cause any allergic reactions.
Far more durable than whole-ceramic and laminated crowns and as strong as metal-based crowns.
Heat conductivity of zirconium is less than other types of crowns.
♦ 3D design of your teeth by specialists at special programs for more aesthetic and functional teeth.
More costly compared to metal-based porcelain crowns.
♦ 3D design of your teeth by specialists at special programs for more aesthetic and functional teeth.
Less stronger than metal-based infrastructure, and thus, may not be recommended to patients who have bruxism.
Up to 8 teeth: 4 to 6 working days
Over 8 teeth: 5 to 7 working days
Usually we suggest the longest period (6 days or 8 days). Cosmetic teeth require diligent work and we want you to test your new teeth with temporary glue for a few days. (Sunday is not included to the working days.) If your teeth require an extensive root canal or gum treatment, the number of sessions may increase.
Panaromic and periapical X-rays are taken and the treatment is planned.
Root canal, filling and gum treatment if necessary.
Preparation of the teeth and composite temporary crowns to be made during the same session.
Measurements are taken and the laboratory phase: preparation of the zirconium infrastructure and the porcelain crown.
Trying on the porcelain teeth; adaptation and bonding of the prosthesis
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Zirconium-Ceramic crowns can be applied to almost every case that requires fixed prosthesis. In some cases with long bridges at the rear area where high pressure is applied on the prosthesis, metal-based crowns may be preferred.
In zirconium porcelain crowns, zirconium is used as the infrastructure material. Since it is quite similar to natural teeth in terms of colour, transparency and durability, zirconium is the most advanced material that provides both aesthetic and durable properties. Blended with experience, knowledge, diligence and technology, zirconium is the best material to produce successful prostheses.
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