Zirconium crown & Bridges Treatment

A dental crown is a cap that is placed instead of missing or a tooth which requires covering a tooth. At the same time, a bridge is used to cover up a gap.

Zirconium crown & Bridges Treatment​

A dental crown is a cap that is placed instead of missing or a tooth which requires covering a tooth. At the same time, a bridge is used to cover up a gap.

Crowns can be made up of ceramic & metal & new option available is zirconium crown & bridges.

They are made up of Zirconium dioxide. Which has similar properties as titanium (titanium is used for dental implants)

Who needs a dental crown or bridge?

  • If a person has a chipped tooth.
  • Dental erosion, to protect weak tooth.
  • Root canal infection.
  • Filling up the gap between teeth a bridge is used.
  • To cover a discolored tooth.
  • To cover dental implant.

Procedure:

  • X-rays are taken to know details of teeth.
  • Reshaping of tooth is done by removing some layers.
  • Further your teeth impression is taken so that with the help of this structure crown can be prepared.
  • Antiseptic is placed to avoid bacterial infection & temporary crown is placed till permanent is prepared for protection.
  • With the help of impression, final crown structure is prepared, it may take some time.
  • Then crown is placed in patient’s mouth.

Benefits of Zirconium Crown

  • They are durable & strong as zirconium and can tolerate the pressure. It is 5 times stronger than other types of crown.
  • They are much more durable compared to other crowns.
  • These crowns can be easily made at the doctor's clinic instead of sending the impression to the lab, which makes placing of the crown in a single day.
  • It gives excellent dental restoration.
  • The customization of these crowns is very easy which minimize the margin of error gives an excellent fit to the patient.
  • If a patent has metal allergies, still these crowns can be used.
  • As it is translucent, it gives much more natural look it can easily be matched  made as natural teeth.
  • They can resist stain & so maintain the look of natural teeth.
  • It can resist high sensitivity.
  • Resistant to fracture.

Care Instructions

  • Brush twice a day & floss regularly.
  • Use mouthwash to remove bacteria.
  • Avoid hard food for initial days.
  • Regular dental check-up.

Frequently asked questions

A zirconium crown can last for a lifetime but proper dental hygiene is required.

Yes, it is safe for you.

As zirconium has much more strength & durability & so is better than porcelain.

It is bio compatible & so do not cause any reaction or irritation.

It will not break even under pressure (while eating hard food).

3 to 4 or more visit are required complete treatment.
Once crown is made it takes 30 minutes.

It take approx 1 to 2 weeks.