What is Zirconium (Zirconia) Teeth
The element Zirconium, a white hard metal, is used in dentistry as “zirconia (zirconium dioxide)”. It is a biocompatible material with very high fracture resistance. It is also a suitable choice for patients who are allergic to metal elements such as nickel-titanium. This article subject is : Zirconium Teeth in Kusadasi park dental clinics.
In Which Dental Treatments Is Zirconium (Zirconia) Treatment Used?
It can be used in all anterior/posterior restorations due to its light transmittance scraping and polishable structure. Consisting of the part displayed in dentistry in which it is tissue friendly.
How Are Zirconium (Zirconia) Veneers Applied?
Depending on the type of restoration to be made and the amount of healthy teeth, abrasions are made from the teeth. The patient’s teeth are measured. A digital model of the tooth to be produced is created on the computer in the laboratory and veneers are produced in 3-axis zirconia scraping devices. It is baked by making the final make-ups according to the photographs of the patient, and the process is completed with the final polish to provide a natural appearance.
How to Maintain Zirconium (Zirconia) Veneers?
Zirconia veneer care is no different from normal teeth. It should be brushed twice a day, and between each tooth should be cleaned regularly with dental floss. Like every patient, patients with zirconia veneers should not neglect routine dental check-ups every 6 months.
What are the Aesthetic Advantages of Zirconium Teeth?
In metal-supported porcelain, which is an older method than zirconium coating, the inner surface of the coatings is covered with gray metals. These coatings are obtained by stacking tooth-colored porcelain on metals. However, due to the transparent structure of the porcelain, the silhouette of the gray metal underneath becomes clear over time and the veneers appear more matte than natural teeth. Zirconia teeth are in one piece and all are the same color as the tooth. In addition, by giving the effect of transparency to the ends, as in natural teeth, an aesthetic appearance suitable for the person’s own tooth structure is provided.
Is Pain Felt During the Zirconium Coating Process?
All teeth to be restored are anesthetized before the procedure and temporary restorations are delivered to the patient before the numbness disappears, ensuring that the standard of living is maintained with temporary veneers until the new teeth come in.
What Should I Pay Attention To After Zirconia Coating?
After following the daily oral hygiene rules after the coating and going to the dentist every 6 months, there is no need for an extra procedure or prevention. Zirconium dental crowns are pressure resistant like our own teeth and are not used for cutting/chewing etc. daily necessities can be done.
Can Zirconium Coating Dental Treatment Be Applied to Those Who Are Allergic To Metal?
Allergy was common in old-style metal-supported dental veneers. Zirconium allergy, on the other hand, is very rare, although it varies from patient to patient compared to metal-supported coating. Therefore, zirconias are a priority option for allergic individuals.
Does Zirconia Veneer Teeth Change Color Over Time?
The color of zirconia coatings does not cause discoloration over time. It stays in the mouth for extra long years after following the daily oral hygiene rules and going to a regular dentist check every 6 months.
Is it Common to Fracture or Fall of the Veneer on Zirconia Teeth?
As a result of the designs made by correctly determining the chewing movements of the patient and the relations of the two jaws with each other, no breakage is expected in routine use. The fracture resistance of zirconium is higher than that of teeth, but a severe trauma, accidental strong impact can cause the tooth to break.
The chemical properties of the adhesives, which we call “cements” used in the bonding of zirconium veneers, have ideal properties for their adhesion to both teeth and zirconias. The principles to increase the retention are also used during the abrasion of the teeth, and it is a rare situation that the veneers come off the teeth.
Can Zirconia Veneer Be Applied To Those With Gum Disease?
It is not the right procedure to make a veneer when the gums are inflamed. In the presence of a possible gingivitis, it is aimed to give a healthy appearance by treating the gums first. Afterwards, a compatible Zirconium coating that does not harm the gums should be planned and applied.