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What is zirconium? what is not?

What is Zirconium?

-Zirconium is a porcelain that is in the class of metal-free ceramics and is frequently used in the dental field.

-It is very popular because it allows the construction of bridges. It is quite durable compared to other full ceramics.

What are the Advantages of Zirconium Veneers?

They do not cause allergic reactions.

-The grayish appearance created by metal-supported ceramics in areas close to the gingiva does not occur in zirconia.

– Its compatibility with light is better than metal-supported coatings. For this reason, they are much better aesthetically than metal-supported coatings.

-The amount of opposing tooth abrasion and self-abrasion in zirconium coatings is much less than other materials.

When Are Zirconium Veneers Applied?

-Zirconium is used to make coatings on teeth with too much material loss.

It is used to correct dental alignment in cases where the patient cannot eat with their teeth and this situation affects their life.

– If the patient’s teeth are broken or missing in cases such as injury, accident, trauma,

In cases where the form, shape and color of the teeth cannot be corrected with aesthetic fillings.

What is the Lifespan of Zirconium Veneers?

-Zirconium veneers will remain in the mouth for many years and serve the patient if the patient maintains good oral hygiene. Although this period varies from person to person, it is 7-8 years on average. However, there is no guarantee regarding this matter.

What are the Prices of Zirconium Veneers?

– Today, zirconium treatment is performed in many clinics. However, it is very important that the zirconium used in the clinic is certified and produced with quality materials. Although zirconiums produced with under-the-stair production methods seem to be profitable in the short term, they cost the patient much more in the long term.

The coatings produced with the computerized design programs used in our clinic are much more harmonious and aesthetic than other methods.