Zirconium crowns are one of the most recommended types of crowns these days. For those who want an excellent looking artificial tooth, zirconia crowns offer the best. These crowns are made up of zirconia or zirconium oxide. It is a white powdered metal often referred to as white gold. Individuals who want aesthetic natural-looking artificial teeth for themselves prefer choosing zirconia crowns. It has the ability to be opaque to X-rays or other similar radiations.
Further, zirconia also gives closest whiteness to your teeth than other crown treatments. They do not leave any visible grey lines and reflections when compared to the traditional metal-based ceramic crowns. Zirconia crowns are preferred over the conventional crowns for the following reasons.
All-ceramic crowns look very lifelike because they do not contain metal, which blocks light. In fact, these crowns reflect light as they are made with pure ceramic. They are an excellent solution for people who want the most natural-looking and high-tech crowns available.
All-ceramic crowns are preferred by many due to the whole array of advantages they have.
All-ceramic crowns, compared to zirconium crowns, cost more due to the craftsmanship involved in their making. Although the crown may be worth it when fixed by a skilled dentist, they can often be the deal breaker due to how expensive they are. Further, sometimes, their durability may be less due to the inherent need for greater care against heavy forces. On the other hand, zirconium crowns are very strong and last longer.
In the end, choosing the type of dental crown depends mostly on your oral condition and what your oral health specialist suggests.