Metal-free Zirconia Crowns are made from biocompatible zirconia powder. Because BruxZir® dental zirconia has no porcelain overlay, it is virtually unbreakable and more resistant to chipping, cracking or breaking in the mouth. This makes BruxZir® crowns & bridges ideal for bruxers and grinders who have broken their natural teeth or porcelain restorations in the past.
Dentists have long relied on full-cast gold and porcelain metal crowns & bridges for long-term durability and strength. But with the introduction of BruxZir® Solid Zirconia, an equally strong solution is now available. What’s more, when compared side-by-side to full-cast gold and porcelain metal crowns, BruxZir® restorations are the most natural-looking choice.
Zirconium dioxide (ZrO2), is a white crystalline oxide of zirconium synthesized in various colors. This material is not only virtually unbreakable and beautiful but it has exceptional bio-compatibility. The tooth’s impression is digitally scanned and the crown is designed in a computer, then the information is sent to a sophisticated milling machine that makes the crown out of a solid zirconia block.
BruxZir® restorations are virtually chip-proof, making them ideal for bruxers who have destroyed natural teeth or previous restorations. They are more esthethic than metal and full-cast gold crowns and Zirconia has proven biocompatibility. [cjtoolbox name=’Crowns and Bridgework Video’ ] [/cjtoolbox]