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Inside Dental Technology eBook

Zirconia Powders and Performance: Know Your Products

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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  • The zirconia market in dentistry is still growing, as innovations in translucency, shading, and stabilizing oxides keep the material at the forefront of high-quality dentistry.
  • Unfortunately, the dental industry cannot depend on all zirconia sources, as there is a wide variation in quality and consistency among global manufacturers.
  • There are ways that laboratories ensure that their zirconia discs are up to specifications, while still remaining competitive.

Zirconia is an ideal material for dental restorations, but not all dental zirconia performs as advertised. Dentists may not be aware of this issue, even though they have the highest risk exposure in placing a zirconia restoration in a patient. How do laboratories determine the optimal zirconia for their dental clients and explain the factors that make the difference?

The eBook details the problems with suboptimal zirconia, including restoration failures and contaminations, and explains how laboratories can assess manufacturers, and even partner with them to ensure high quality with excellent profit margins.




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