What are the Differences Between a Metal Backed Crown and a Zirconia Crown?
Zirconium (Zircon, Zirconia) is a type of metal with white color transmittance. This type of metal, which is difficult to process with the advancement of technology, is processed very successfully with the help of computer-aided CNC machines. In dentistry, zirconium is used as infrastructure material under ceramic crowns.
What are the Differences Between a Metal-Supported Crown and a Zirconia Crown?
Metal supported crowns do not have light transmittance. Since zircon crowns have light transmittance, the closest aesthetic appearance to natural teeth is achieved. Metal-supported crowns corrode over time. Disadvantages such as discoloration in the gums, metallic taste in the mouth, gum recession may occur. Zircon crowns do not corrode. It does not cause disadvantages such as discoloration in the gums, metallic taste in the mouth, gum recession. Zircon crowns are a type of metal with high texture compatibility.