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Zirconia crowns

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What Is Zirconia Crown? 

Zirconia  is a kind of white alloy used instead of grey metal which is the base of classic porcelain bridge and denture prosthesis. Zirconia crowns are mainly used in cosmetic dentistry. It can be used for mostly with an esthetic purpose to eliminate extensive discoloration when bleaching does not give intended results, for treatment of hereditary discoloration of teeth, for slightly crowded and crooked or separated teeth problems such as diastema when orthodontic treatment is not preferred, for restoration of discolored teeth with old fillings which have structural defects and excessive material loss, on back teeth as bridges or crowns, for implant-supported dental prosthesis on front teeth and to design smile esthetics.

Why Is Zirconia Crown Preferred , And What Are Its Advantages?

  1. Due to its translucency properties, the look of natural teeth can be made. The dentine of the healthy teeth transmits the light completely. Metals, which are the bases of the classic porcelain crowns, create an opaque appearance of the teeth. This causes the teeth to look dull and artificial. It is prevented by using zirconium.

  2. Zirconia crown is a tissue compatible substance. Gums’ discoloration from pink to purple which is seen in metal based prosthesis on the neck of teeth never occurs. It does not cause gum recession. If gums recede due to a wrong brushing technique, it does not create an esthetically bad appearance.

  3. Zirconia crown does not cause allergic reactions because it does not contain any metals.

  4. Because it is not comprised of metal, it does not cause any taste change or oral malodor.

  5. Due to its smooth and lubricious surface, it does not lead to plaque accumulation. For this reason, it is not affected by colorants such as coffee, tea and cigarette. Its color remains the same.

  6. In zirconium crowns, less abrasion can be made from teeth than metal-supported porcelains. That is because; there is no metal in the sub-structure of zirconium coating. In this way, teeth can be prepared with less abrasion by saving metal thickness

  7. One of the biggest advantages of zirconia is its strength and durability. Consider how much force your back teeth exert on the food that you chew.Your crowns need to be made of a strong material, so zirconia may be a good choice for crowns in the back of your mouth. Also, because zirconia is so strong, a dentist won’t have to do as much preparation of your tooth.


How Is Zirconia Crowns Made in Turkey?

After intra-oral examination and panoramic x-ray imaging, When the treatment phase is started, the teeth are cut worldwide for zirconium infrastructure under local anesthesia and The tooth is made a little smaller just as in the process of metal based crowns and when the gums regain their healthy conditions, precise measurement is taken with particular measurement substances and measuring spoons which are suitable for the mouth. In laboratory environment, having been covered with porcelain superstructure over its zirconium base which has a suitable color for the teeth, the crown is fitted to the tooth in the dental clinic. Lastly, it is permanently adapted to the tooth with special adhesives. Now, you can use it conveniently without distinguishing it from your natural tooth.

How Much Zirconia Crown Cost in Turkey?

Zirconia crown cost for a single tooth 205 € or 240 $ or 175 £ in our clinic, in Turkey. Our full set zirconia crown price are approximately £ 3500 or € 4100, or $ 4800 consisting of 20 teeth.


In Which Case Can Zirconium Crowns Be Applied in Turkey?

  • Preventing fractures on a week tooth

  • Keeping a tooth together when it's in bad shape

  • Improving the look of your smile

  • Restoring a broken or worn-down tooth

  • Improving your bite

  • Covering large fillings, dental implants, and root canals

  • Capping misshapen or discolored teeth

  • Bridges or crowns on the back teeth.

  • When orthodontic treatment option is not preferred for split and perplexed teeth.

  • For those who want to have a smile design for an aesthetic smile.


FAQ About Zirconia Crowns 

How Many Days Zirconia Crown Treatment Take in Turkey?

With patients whose gums are healthy, treatment is completed within 1 week. Considering patient’s taste, several try-on sessions can be added until both the dentist and the patient are pleased with the result.


How Long Do Zirconium Crowns Last?

You can use it for a very long time if you come to the appointments regularly. It cannot be said that you will use it for a certain time. Teeth are made of living tissue and form changes would be observed due to corrosion and friction. There will not be any changes on the zirconium crowns. It might be requested to renew the crowns to adapt them to the mouth. The average life span of zirconium crown is around ten to fiftheen years.


How Should Zirconium Post-Teeth Nutrition Be?

it is best to avoid sticky things for the first 24 hours. After that, you may eat, drink, and clean your tooth just like you did before. The crown and gum may be tender or sensitive for the first few weeks while the gum is healing from the work done, but soon you shouldn’t even notice that it’s there



Can Zirconia Crown Be Applied In The Treatment Of Crooked Teeth?

Zirconia crowns are commonly used to fix crooked teeth. Porcelain teeth with a zirconium substructure is used when orthodontic treatment is not desired.


Will There Be Pain or Pain When Applying Zirconium?

process is performed under local anesthesia and after then, tingling due to hot and cold is prevented by temporary crowns’, which has natural tooth color. A slight tingling is seen in very few patients. Usually, the process is completed without any problems.

Who Can Get Zirconia Crowns?

 anyone who has enough abutment teeth or meets implant surgery requirements can get zirconia crowns.

Is Zirconia Crown Applied To A Single Tooth?

 İf there is a serious tooth decay crowning or crown in combination with filling will give more predictable results.also zirconia crown applied in case of dicoloration and breakage.

How To Care For Zirconium Tooth?

Zirconium teeth are brushed just as natural teeth are brushed. Super floss is used instead of dental floss and for areas without teeth. Possible problems can be foreseen and precautions can be taken when the patient regularly comes to the appointments for control once every six months.

Zirconium Is Better Or An Implant?

Implant and zirconium serve different purposes. Implant is applied for replacing the missing teeth and crown can be made from zirconium or other materials like metal supported porcelains. On the other hand, existing tooth is prepared to apply zirconium teeth.

Does Zirconium Smell In The Mouth?

A proper restoration and a good oral hygiene (brushing twice a day, flossing or using interdental brushes) will not cause any odour.

Zirconium Veneer Is Better Or Lumineers?

Zirconium veneers are suitable for patients who have severely damaged or decayed teeth. Due to their strength and aesthetic appearance, they are frequently used for posterior teeth and usually used over implants and on anterior teeth in bridges. Lumineers are used on discolored and unusually shaped teeth. Therefore, they are the aesthetic treatment of choice for anterior teeth with minimal abrasion.

Does The Color Of The Zirconium Teeth Change?

Due to its smooth and lubricious surface, it does not lead to plaque accumulation. For this reason, it is not affected by colorants such as coffee, tea and cigarette. Its color remains the same.

Can You Be Allergic To Zirconia Crowns?

Zirconia crown does not cause allergic reactions because it does not contain any metals.

How To Remove Zirconium Crown?

the crowns will be removed by being clipped and cut by special burs. you will not have any discomfort.

Can Teeth Decay After Zirconia Crown?

Getting a zirconia crown won't help grow your natural tooth back to health, but it'll prevent further decay and improve the affected tooth's appearance. Also if edge alignment of porcelain teeth with your teeth is provided very well and if oral hygiene is taken into consideration, there is no problem of tooth decay after zirconia crown.

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