Zirconia What is a crown?
A crown is a cover or cap, that restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function. Zirconia crowns are based on ceramic and porcelain. These crowns are made with a CAD-CAM. This technology helps give a precise fit. The process of a zirconia crown requires an appointment for the first seating of impression, and a second appointment to place your crowns. The difference between a Zirconia crown and a Metal Porcelain crown – Zirconia crowns are much stronger and durable in comparison to metal porcelain crowns – Metal porcelain crowns are hand – made (not so precise) – Zirconia are 100% biocompatible (no allergy) – Zirconia crowns are translucent, metal porcelain crowns are not