Zirconium is a white colored, biocompatible, aesthetic alloy. Aesthetically, it is one of the closest materials to the natural teeth. It is preferred in term of both light transmittance and aesthetics. It is a material with high tissue compatibility. Zirconium veneers can be used in the term due to factors such as not having parafunctional habits (clenching teeth, nail biting, pencil biting etc.), thanks to proper eating habits, if oral hygiene and dental care are done carefully.
You can prefer zirconium in the following stations;
Zirconia is mostly made for aesthetic purposes. In cases where discoloration and staining on the teeth can not be treated with tooth whitening methods, in cases where minimal invasive laminate veneer treatment that causes less damage can not be applied, orthodontic treatments are not able, in teeth with excessive material loss, in implant supported prostheses, as a bridge or coating and it is preferred to achieve a new smile aesthetics.
Immediately, after the teeth are prepared and the impression is taken, the temporary teeth will be set in before you leave the dental chair. Your treatment is completed with in 7 days. During this period, you will be asked to visit the clinic for 3 sessions. If you have advanced gum problems, gum treatment is recommended first.
Your first choice should be laminate veneer because it causes less damage to dental substance. But laminate veneer also has mechanical and physical limitations. In cases where aesthetic concerns are important but laminate veneer can not be used, the most suitable material is zirconia. However, it should not be ignored that sometimes metal fused ceramics can be superior to these two materials, although they are much more affordable. Follow your dentist's advice in choosing the correct materials.