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Zirconia crowns: how strong is zirconium?

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Zirconia crowns: how strong is zirconium?

Q) Zirconia crowns: how strong is zirconium?

Like my cup of coffee this morning, Zirconium is a very strong. It is a malleable, ductile, lustrous silver-gray metal. The chemical and physical properties of Zirconium are comparable to those of titanium. Zirconium is also resistant to heat and corrosion.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, its Zirconium.

Zirconia crowns: find out more

The Dental Lab Specialises in zirconia crown. Make contact today to find out more about how we’ll fuel your practice with quality appliances.

Telephone: 01472 317657

Mobile:: 077320 88771

Email:: info@thedentalab.co.uk

Zirconia crowns: what is the difference between zirconia and porcelain?

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Zirconia crowns: what is the difference between zirconia and porcelain?

Q) Zirconia crowns: what is the difference between zirconia and porcelain?

Good question. Like cheese on toast, the bond strength of layered porcelain fused to zirconia is not strong. As such, “monolithic” zirconia crowns are often fabricated using zirconia ceramic. This occurs with no aesthetic porcelain layered on top.

Like a world champion boxer, zirconia is the hardest known ceramic in industry. It is the strongest material used in dentistry.

Zirconia crowns: find out more

The Dental Lab Specialises in zirconia crown. Make contact today to find out more about how we’ll fuel your practice with quality appliances.

Telephone: 01472 317657

Mobile:: 077320 88771

Email:: info@thedentalab.co.uk

Zirconia crowns: what is a Zirconia crown?

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Zirconia crowns: what is a Zirconia crown?

So what is a zirconia crown? Put simply, a zirconia crown is a popular type of all-ceramic crown which is worn to improve the appearance of a tooth which has become stained or disfigured over the years. They are durable, easy to wear and long lasting.

The Dental Lab Specialises in zirconia crown. Make contact today to find out more about how we’ll fuel your practice with quality appliances.

Telephone: 01472 317657

Mobile:: 077320 88771

Email:: info@thedentalab.co.uk

Dental technician case study: building a Zirconia bridge

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The job that ended in tears – tears of joy.

Job description: Anterior 4 unit Zirconia bridge
Patient gender: Male
Contextual: The patient, whose existing bridge was aesthetically and functionally impaired, changed dentists in a bid to find a long sought after solution. St Peter’s Avenue Dental Practice in Cleethorpes welcomed the patient, his new dentist Miss Rachael Sullivan drafting in dental tech support from The Dental Lab. Read More →

What is a dental technician?

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We all know the situation: you’ve just met somebody and, inevitably, as is the social norm, the question arises “what do you do?” Upon deciding against professing the mantel of secret agent, I reply: “I’m a dental technician”. Read More →

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