Think You’ve Got the Right Zirconia? Think Again.
Make the most of your zirconia restorations with the best material selection.
Bob Cohen, CDT
Monday, May 9, 2016
The three primary types of zirconia discs with different flexural strengths include five subcategories
Learn the primary reasons for failure in green state coloring
Determine the advantages and disadvantages of pre-shaded, multi-shaded, and multi-translucent options
Zirconia launched as the strongest ceramic ever used in dental, gaining rapid acceptance. There are now more than a hundred different brands and about a dozen different types of dental zirconia. The choices for zirconia are rapidly growing and will continue to do so.
Offering and milling from multiple zirconia categories is now nearly essential for laboratories to compete and thrive. To make the most of these restorations, laboratories need to stay up-to-date on what’s being offered, test new zirconia as it comes to market, and learn the latest clinical and laboratory techniques.
Make the most of your restorations by learning what’s currently available in zirconia, advantages and disadvantages of different types, and how to weigh your options.