The Secrets Of Zirconia Crowns
- May 21, 2018 -
Zirconia crowns are a great option to consider when a crown is required. Zirconia crowns are a form of ceramic crowns that are known to be long lasting and extremely durable. We are able to mimic the look of your teeth so closely with zirconia crowns that it is nearly impossible to tell you have a crown.
What is a zirconia crown?
Zirconia is an extremely strong material which happens to be biocompatible. When something is biocompatible, it is easily accepted by the human body. The human body has no allergic reactions to zirconia.
Zirconia is a crystal that is known to be very tough and able to withstand all kinds of wear and tear. Because of this durability, zirconia crowns are often considered superior to porcelain and porcelain/metal infused crowns.
Advantages of Zirconia Crowns
The advantages of a zirconia are threefold. As mentioned above, zirconia is an extremely strong and durable material. You can count on your zirconia crown lasting a long time.
They are a great looking option when it comes to matching the aesthetic of your teeth. For someone to notice that you had a zirconia crown they would have to study it closely.
Finally, a zirconia crown allows you to retain more of your natural tooth than any other crown option. It is always favorable to leave more of the natural tooth in-tact in any dental procedure.