When zirconium, a rare metal, combines with oxygen; forms the zirconia used in dentistry . Zirconium, which is processed in special furnaces, is used to give durability in the infrastructure of porcelain. Due to its white color, light transmittance is much better than porcelain with metal infrastructure, and this adds an aesthetic appearance to the porcelain.
It is possible to achieve an extremely natural look when combined with zirconia-based porcelains, a beautiful handwork and quality materials. For this reason, it is preferred to be used especially in anterior teeth.
In addition to being aesthetic, porcelains with zirconia infrastructure;
heat and cold permeability is low,
they do not corrode (do not rust),
tissue-friendly, that is, biocompatible,
It can be preferred in individuals with metal allergy,
It does not cause metal-induced gray/purple coloration on the gingiva.