What is a Zirconia Crown?
Zirconia crowns are made from zirconium dioxide, a very durable type of metal that’s related to titanium, although it’s categorized as a type of ceramic crown. a white powdered ceramic material. Its ceramic properties and the fact that is milled from a single block make it a strong dental prosthetic.
zirconia is a very strong material that is compatible with the human body. Zirconia is used in many other medical applications such as artificial joints and is known for its strength and durability. Plus there is no fear about the body rejecting zirconia or displaying an allergic reaction to it. It is safe to use and preferred by many people to porcelain fused to metal crowns.
In fact, its strength allows for far thinner dental crowns than those made with metals. Creating a strong, yet thin crown is ideal as it only requires a minimal amount of healthy tooth tissue to be removed for placement. Retaining as much of your natural tooth as possible is always our goal in maintaining a healthy smile for many years to come.
Zirconia’s ceramic properties and natural white coloring make for a relatively effortless match to the rest of your smile. It comes in several forms, each with its own level of translucency. Your dentist can select the one that will be a perfect match.
Zirconia is a type of crystal that is long-lasting and indestructible. In addition to the advanced specialty dental services we also have the best modern in-house dental laboratory that enables us to provide you the finest prosthodontic dental care by rendering you the best zirconia crown options available.