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Zirconium Crowns

TREATMENT DURATION: 2-4 days ( depends on the number of teeth)

A crown is a type of dental restoration used to fix teeth that have been broken, weakened by decay or have a very large filling. The crown fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth. It will also be tooth coloured, giving the restoration a more natural appearance so it fits in with the rest of your teeth.

Zirconia crowns are the strongest dental crowns. They are made of zirconium, it is extremely durable and 100% biocompatible. They are known to grant an absolutely natural look to the crowns which makes them a favorite of the cosmetic as well as dental patients. Many times,bit is difficult to differentiate between the zirconium crowns from the natural teeth.


Who is a good candidate for Zirconium Crowns?

Patients who want to get a dental bridge, Suffer from extreme tooth loss, are allergic to metal and have problem with their front teeth are good candidates for Zirconium Crowns.

What are the advantages of zirconium Crowns?

1- Zirconia crowns are highly aesthetic and match the colour of the natural tooth.
2- Tooth preparation is minimal for zirconia crowns as compared to other dental crowns, thus preserving the natural tooth structure.
3- The strength of a zirconia crown is the highest amongst all the other dental crowns.
4- It can be layered with porcelain to give a replica of the original appearance of the tooth.
5- It is highly biocompatible with the human body and does not cause any kind of adverse reactions when implanted in the body.
6- Zirconia crowns can be cemented or bonded to the tooth surface, giving the dentist more options. Zirconia bonds very well with the tooth surface and helps in keeping the crown in place.
7- A Zirconia cap can be milled in the dental clinic itself. So, your crown can be made and fitted into your teeth in one appointment itself, saving you time-consuming multiple appointments and expenses.
8- Zirconia crowns are metal-free, unlike porcelain fused to metal crowns that have metal inside, and where a small metallic line can be seen on the gum line at the fusion or interface of the porcelain and the metal. Therefore, a zirconia crown gives you a more confident smile.

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