What is Zirconium?
When looking at the zirconium atomic number and material structure, it enters the metal group. But unlike the gray color thought when metal is mentioned, it is in white color and shades. It can be thought of as the combination of its tooth-like color and almost the strength properties of metal. It is highly preferred in today’s dentistry.
What is Zirconium Crown?
Zirconium has many advantages over metal-supported porcelains, considering its ability to meet the natural, aesthetic appearance and its durability. Zirconium Bridges, Crowns, which stand out with their naturalness, light transmittance and color, are frequently used in smile design and dental aesthetics. Digital data is created with a three-dimensional scanner according to the size of the patient.
Zirconium Block, which has the desired color and light transmittance, is processed according to digital data and processed in special furnaces. Zirconium varieties, zirconium quality are also important for the result. In these treatments, the physician and the laboratory work as a team. It has serious advantages over metal-supported porcelains. Zirconium prices differ. It can be examined approximately in the 1st Region Ankara in the TDB Guide Price Schedule. Prices may vary from clinic to clinic.
What are the Advantages of Zirconium?
- One of the biggest advantages is light transmission and aesthetics.
- It can work in the desired color according to the request of the person.
- If desired, the color of the tooth to be covered can be completely masked.
- It is applied to people with metal allergies.
- It is biocompatible, it has no adverse effect on the health of teeth and oral tissues.
- It has a smooth and shiny surface.
- It can be worked more finely than metal supported systems. This reduces the amount of tooth preparation to be made.
- In cases where orthodontic treatment cannot be applied, an aesthetic appearance can be given to split and crooked teeth.
- It is the best alternative to metal-supported porcelains in bridge restorations applied in tooth deficiency.
- Zirconium application time can be completed in one session in the posterior teeth. However, aesthetic treatments take around 5-7 days.
In which situations are zirconium teeth preferred?
- In cases where old coatings will be replaced and an aesthetic result is aimed
- In teeth with enamel loss
- In cases of hereditary tooth discoloration, structural enamel defects
- Teeth with large, fragmented and colored fillings
- In cases where orthodontic treatment cannot be planned or is not suitable
- As a bridge in the back group teeth (excluding long toothless spaces)
- Excessive loss of substance, wear on teeth
- In over implant prostheses
Zirconium veneers may be preferred for the above reasons. However, information obtained over the internet without examination and analysis by x-ray can be misleading. There are many treatment types such as Emax, Empress, Leaf porcelain, Bonding, such as zirconium veneers. Your physician will give the most accurate information about which one is suitable for these treatments.
How is Zirconium Crown Made, What are the Stages?
First of all, gum health is provided and dental treatments are performed. Zirconium cannot be made on unhealthy teeth.
The first goal for aesthetic and beautiful teeth is to create an ideal model by the dentist.
Under the influence of anesthesia, the teeth to be applied zirconium are abraded and measured.
Acrylic temporaries are made for abraded teeth, temporaries are important for the lack of sensitivity and for the teeth to function adequately for a permanent period.
In rehearsal sessions, teeth prepared according to Smile Design Analysis are seen and evaluated in the mouth. The desired changes are made in the teeth.
During the finishing session, the restorations are bonded to the teeth using special adhesives.
How Many Teeth Are Cut In Zirconium Veneers?
The amount of abrasion (cut) to be made from teeth in zirconium crowns varies from tooth to tooth. If it thinks over the same teeth, it is more than the etching for porcelain lamina. Less cutting is sufficient compared to metal-supported coatings. The desired result; determines the treatment plan and the amount of slaughter.
Does Zirconium Odor Make a Bad Taste in the Mouth?
It is not possible to originate from zirconiums made with precision workmanship in accordance with the teeth. Of course, oral care and tooth brushing are very important. Zirconium does not cause odor in the mouth in people with good oral care and healthy gums.
Does The Color Of Zirconium Teeth Change?
There is no coloration since they are shiny, smooth and glassy surfaces. The residues that may stick on the food can stick to the surface, but will go away from there with the first brushing. This is also true for tea, coffee and cigarettes. Uncoloration is not a reason for us to reduce toothbrushing and oral care, but rather our motivation for better care.
Zirconium Dental Prices 2019 Ankara?
The prices of aesthetic veneers are more expensive than metal-supported systems and are more affordable than porcelain laminate prices. It shows serious changes according to the working physician and the laboratory in which he works. As a technical information; The price varies even according to the quality of the zirconium blocks used. Private blocks will create a higher cost to the physician. Your physician will provide the most accurate information in this treatment, which has a high material cost.
How To Care For Zirconium Teeth?
Two of the most beautiful features of ceramic coatings are that they are not colored and are compatible with the gums. In order to make this advantage long-lasting, good oral care is essential. Brushing teeth and flossing twice a day, and supplementing with mouthwash when necessary is almost the insurance of this job. Problems that may occur will be prevented by supporting it with regular dentist checks.
What Is The Life Of Zirconium Veneers?
It is not possible to give information that the net life is as much for intraoral restorations. People who are under regular dentist control and take care of dental care use it for many years. Zirconium is a materially resistant and durable material. A person who does not pay attention to oral care will have aesthetic loss with gum recession or gum problems that will come within 1-2 years. Likewise, if there is a maintenance problem for many years, the underlying teeth will also be damaged.
Is zirconium made on the implant?
Yes, it is done. It is especially preferred in aesthetic areas. The veneers are attached or screwed onto the part of the implants we call the abutment. In order to create the gingival exit profile and avoid gray reflections, the exit profile structure, also known as the t-base, is preferred to the abutment part of the implant. With zirconium implant exit profiles, very natural results can be obtained in aesthetic areas. In this way, zirconium teeth that are not aesthetically reflective and incompatible and difficult to distinguish from natural teeth are created.
How Long Does Aesthetic Zirconium Treatment Take?
Dental and gum health is maximized and zirconium application begins after preparing for the impression stage.
The smile aesthetics can be completed within approximately 4-7 days after the measurement is taken. Temporary teeth are applied to avoid aesthetic problems and sensitivity during this process. Although it is not as aesthetic as the permanent ones, it is very valuable as it temporarily reduces tooth sensitivity and saves the patient from the appearance of tooth deficiency.