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FAQ about Zirconia dental

A Zirconia crown is a nickel-free crown
Yes, but this characteristic of Zirconia enables your Dentist to examine a crown under X-ray or CBCT scan and to determine if there are problems with the underlying root/tooth.
Zirconia crowns are made of Zirconium silicate (ZrSiO4) and may be required when a large cavity threatens the health of a tooth. Crowns are typically bonded to the tooth by dental cement
In the Philippines, the cost starts at €135 per one tooth for zirconia crowns and bridges.
Normally, these dental crowns last for about ten to fifteen years.
After the dentist removes the temporary crown from the tooth, then clean the main tooth and the surrounding teeth well. The dentist cleans the teeth first, dries them by isolating them from saliva, and applying a desensitizer to secure the crown as permanently as possible. When the tooth dries completely, the dentist can put the permanent crown on the tooth, and check for contact between the teeth, and uses dental floss to make sure the crown is properly fitted.
Although porcelain crowns have some advantages, this type does not provide the same aesthetic results as zirconia crowns, due to its durability and exceptional strength, and zirconia prosthodontics generally lasts longer than porcelain.
Adhesives must be applied to the crown evenly on the inner surface, to avoid air bubbles, and not more than half full. The crown is firmly placed on a clean, isolated, and dry tooth directly, providing great strength and constant pressure to ensure full positioning and disposal of excess adhesive. And the dentist sheds the light for 20 or 30 seconds so that the adhesive holds together faster and better. Once the adhesive is firm, the excess is removed away from the margins, using hand tools, and the inter-thread areas are cleaned.
Yes. Prices of porcelain crowns start at 100 euros per tooth, while zirconia costs €135.
It is not common to get any smell from crowns. The main reason will be a gum infection
Zirconia crowns provide a transparent look that naturally matches your current teeth.
Zircon is characterized by its color preservation
No. zirconia crowns resistant to stains.
It's hard to fix. It is preferred to be replaced.
Yes, zirconia crowns can be removed.
Yes. It can.
No. zirconia crowns can’t be reshaped.
It is strong in compression, but t it is more likely to fracture than titanium.
Traditional teeth whitening methods do not work on zirconium, porcelain, or other materials used in dentistry, making it impossible to whiten zirconia teeth after installation. But zirconia crowns can be modified to match the teeth' color again.
Yes, but zirconia crowns have different types, and one of those types is highly transparent.
Yes, zirconia crowns are safe. Without allergy reaction.
Yes, Most of the dental practices are switching from the conventional Porcelain (Fused to Metal) crowns and moving towards the use of zirconia for creating fixed dental restorations.
NO. Zirconia dental crowns are entirely metal-free.
Zirconia has been observed to have superior soft-tissue response, biocompatibility, and esthetics to that of titanium implants.
Yes, zirconia crowns and bridges possess excellent esthetics and are virtually indestructible. In addition, zirconia is becoming the most popular material for making dental crowns and other restorations.
NO. Information collected from professional organizations like the American Dental Association suggests that toxicity is not a concern for those receiving dental crowns