Zirconia in dentistry
Zirconia is a new generation of dental porcelain that sets new standards for aesthetics, biocompatibility, and clinical performance in dental applications. Find everything you need to know about Zirconia on this page. Last updated: 02/06/20
Zirconia in dentistry
In 1969, Zirconium oxide was first used for medical purposes. There are many uses of Zirconium oxide, but today there are only three types of Zirconia, containing ceramic, used in dental applications:
- Yttrium cation-doped tetragonal zirconia polycrystals
- Magnesium cation-doped partially stabilized zirconia
- Zirconia toughened alumina
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Zirconia dental products
Zirconia has created superior solutions for many different dental procedures. The material is used for procedures that include; Zirconia-Based Dental Posts, Zirconia-Based Crown and Bridge, Zirconia-Based Implant Abutments, and Zirconia-Based Esthetic Orthodontic Brackets.
DDS LAB PRODUCTS:
- ZIRCONIA DENTAL CROWNS: Advantages and disadvantages
- ADVANTAGES OF ZIRCONIA IMPLANT ABUTMENTS
- ZIRCONIA DENTAL IMPLANTS – Pros and cons
- ZIRCONIA BRIDGES: Know when to select Zirconia for a bridge
- HIGH TRANSLUCENT ZIRCONIA – The most superior Zirconia product
- HIGH TRANSLUCENT ZIRCONIA: Benefits, wear properties and selection process
- MYTHS ABOUT ZIRCONIA DENTAL CROWNS
Zirconia compared to other dental materials
Zirconia has many benefits compared to other materials and products such as PFM (porcelain-fused-to-metal) or Titanium. Please compare Zirconia using any of the links below.
- WHY YOUR PEERS CHOOSE ZIRCONIA OVER PFM CROWNS
- COMPARISON CHART: Layered vs. Solid Zirconia applications
- PFM VS Zirconia: Which material is better?
- ZIRCONIA VS TITANIUM DENTAL IMPLANTS
- ZIRCONIA AND IPS e.max RESTORATIONS: Superior esthetics for your patients
- 5 SIGNS YOU SHOULD USE ZIRCONIA DENTAL CROWNS INSTEAD OF PFM
Zirconia procedure and preparation guidelines
The cost of zirconia dental products
The cost of Zirconia varies depending on the procedure. Other factors that might have an effect on the cost would be the country you are in and the size of the crown or tooth. Overall Zirconia is known to be the most expensive material, however well worth the investment.