Zirconium Crowns
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Time Scale
1 Week 3 visits
Price
€ 250
USED FOR cosmetic dentistry,broken teeth, crooked teeth, closing gaps, preventing allergic reactions, smile makeover
Zirconium also called Zirconia (Cercon) is rapidly becoming the material of choice for dental crowns. It is a very strong material able to withstand the wear and tear of every day use. Aesthetically, it is translucent very similar to a natural tooth, reflecting light in much the same way.

This means that Zirconium, Zirconia has a very aesthetic effect, which may be important if your new crowns are to be at the front of your mouth and is particularly relevant in cases where the crowns will be seen beside natural teeth.
 



 

 

What  exactly is Zirconium?

In the most simplest terms: Zirconium is obtained mainly from zircon mineral and it is a component that has a hardness similar to copper and is lighter than that of a steel. 

Why choose Zirconia crowns ?

Zirconium/ zirconia is biocompatible, non allergic, non electrical conductive material with  the unique specification of letting light pass through so that the crown appears to be a natural tooth.  Zirconinum/zirconia  also provides the extra comfort that it would not break or chip over a period of time as against a full porcelain crown to which this is occasionally known to happen.

Porcelain is the traditional material used for new crowns. Full porcelain however may chip or break. This is overcome by making the crowns from metal, in this case the metal being zirconia, then fusing porcelain to the outside.

The zirconia metal provides the strength whilst the porcelain provides the outward appearance on a normal tooth. Zirconium crowns allow light to pass through as with a normal tooth giving a natural look, unlike other metal cores which block the light. Some resources are also calling them as Non-Allergic Crowns and say Zirconia is"Biocompatible" because the body does not reject it. Unlike Amalgam Fillings and metal alloys, the human body accepts zirconium, zirconia as a natural material, so you would not need to worry about allergies or adverse reactions.

 

 

 
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Zirconium or Zirconia crowns do not corrode and the normal black gum line that you might see around a porcelain fused metal crown, will not occur, because of the strong ceramic material which is used. Also the hot and cold sensations you might feel with other crowns normally do not occur because of the lack of electrical conductivity.
 
 
 

   

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                      Advantages of Zirconium Crowns :

    • - This type of crowns and bridgeworks do not corrode
    • - The normal black gum line seen around porcelain fused metal crowns is non-
    •    existent.
    • - Provides non sensitivity to heat due to non electrical conductivity capability.  
    • - Stronger teeth and natural looking aesthetic appearance.
    • - No temperature conduction
    • - Promotes gum tissue regeneration 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 
Procedure : 

 

1- Consultation and X-Ray

2- Removal of section of natural tooth’s structure for the accommodation of the crown

3- Impression of the natural tooth for customised permanent crown production

4- Temporary crown fitting during the permanent crown fabrication stage

5- Bonding of the permanent crown

 

 

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5 star
Cody
Rating : 5 star
I am very pleased

I am very pleased with the Treatment and Extra Services. The Dentist and Staff were very friendly and proffesional.

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Jennifer
Rating : 5 star
Amazing

I used to be a dental nurse, so really did my research before choosing my dentist to perform my treatment. I was in an accident very young and damaged my teeth, so have had crowns from an early age. I contacted Majella from Tourmedical over 3 years ago and from the beginning i found her to be very informative and Professional. She gave me lots of information on the options available to me and felt confident about choosing Tourmedical to perform my treatment for me.

I have to say the treatment was second to none!! I have had lots of treatment over the past 30 years and have worked at several surgeries for about 13 dentists, who claim to have the best surgeries in the UK and i have to say i have NEVER had such amazing treatment in such a fabulous clinic. The sterile environment is far better than the standards in the UK. Even after having my crowns done 4 times before, this is the first time i want to smile. The dentist explained everything to me, put me at ease,i had no pain throughout. The Cosmetic Dentist is so skilled, i never even imagined i could have such a beautiful smile. The staff are all so friendly and couldnt do enough for me, from the pick up from airport to the drop off, i felt safe and looked after. I have already recommended Tourmedical to friends of mine, who i know are interested in dental treatment and all i can say to anyone who needs work done, Just do it, you will never receive anything better than you get at Tourmedical. I certainly will be back for more.

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5 star
Mark
Rating : 5 star
I can not believe the transformation !

I cannot believe the transformation !!!! Before I went to tourmedical I was so concious of my teeth and rarly smiled. I had all Zirconıum crowns done over a 10 day period. They have a there own lab so my crown were ready within days and the shade and fit was perfect.

I am an extremely nervous patient ( a dentist worst nightmare) but I cannot compliment the staff enough, the dentist and assistant kept me reassured and relaxed all the time. The clinic was spotless and has an amazing view of the sea from the chair. The pick up were and added bonus and Majella and her husband were very helpful.I would rate this clinic as 12 out of 10.

 

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