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Zirconium crowns any hazardous materials in them?

Zirconium crowns any hazardous materials in them?

NO: They are the most modern type of dental restoration available, and they should have no hazardous materials in them. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Crown (Definition)

The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more


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Can a porcelain veneer be placed over a new zirconium crown?

Can a porcelain veneer be placed over a new zirconium crown?

Why ?: Why would your dentist place a veneer over a new crown? It there is something wrong with the new crown, the better option is just to remake it. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can xrays show decay through pure zirconium crown or zirconium porcelain crown?

Yes,: x-rays can provide a view through the zirconia core, and help to detect any problems that might occur underneath the crown. ...Read more

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My dentist says a zirconium crown is as good as a gold crown. What is the difference?

My dentist says a zirconium crown is as good as a gold crown. What is the difference?

Gold lasts longer: Gold requires less tooth removal, is soft and forgiving on the opposing teeth, and the margins are less likely to decay. I regularly see nice gold crowns that are older than i am; a zirconia crown will simply not last that long. Zirconia is a fantastic super hard material, but requires a lot of tooth removal. It also is very abrasive once the glaze rubs off; it will wear down your opposing teeth. ...Read more

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What are the benefits (and not) of having a zirconium dental crown as compared to a high noble porcelin fused to metal crown?

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3 Main Advantages: Strength, Aesthetics and Retention of the existing tooth. These are strong crowns have an attractive translucent color which blends in well with the other teeth. Minimal preparation is required which means more of the original tooth is preserved. Porcelain to High Noble Metal is also strong when the tooth is reduced enough (more than zirconia). ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can xrays show decay in teeth with zirconium or porcelain crowns?

X-rays can't: Agree with Dr. Bruce Pope 100%. X-rays can't detect decay under a crown so until the crown comes off it is impossible to know how extensive the damage is. ...Read more

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What is the best material for premolar's crown after root canal: zirconium, silver-palladium, gold, etc fused porcelain?

Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral hygiene, condition of the remaining teeth, skill of the dentist and the lab used. Discuss this with your restoring dentist. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal uses of luminum zirconium?

Aluminium zirconium : Aluminium zirconium trichlorohydrex is used in antiperspirants. ...Read more

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2 Four unit bridges (#11 -14) Porcelain & PFM, the porcelain on false tooth broke off 2 times. Any thoughts about using 100% Zirconium made bridge?


2 Four unit bridges (#11 -14) Porcelain & PFM, the  porcelain on false tooth broke off 2 times. Any thoughts about  using 100%  Zirconium made bridge?

Implant consultation: If possible speak to the dentist about implants and single crowns, which may be easier to maintain. Have the dentist check the bite to make sure there is adequate room, A zirconia bridge may be stronger but if the room is inadequate there still may be a problem. ...Read more

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