Prettau Zirconia Offers Unparalleled Strength and Aesthetics

Reproducing the strength of your original teeth isn’t an easy task, but the latest advance in implant dentistry is a step ahead of the rest. Dr. Clifford Degel’s dental practice in Queens is proud to use Prettau® Zirconia in our implant dentistry. If you are missing teeth, we’re able to custom-craft the most durable and lifelike replacements possible using CAD/CAM technology and the strongest material currently used in dentistry.

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About Zirconium

Zirconium has been used in the medical field to make durable artificial limbs for over a decade, and it has made its way into the field of dentistry through its use in the Prettau® Zirconia Implant Bridge. Many dentists are supporting the use of zirconium in dental restorations because of it is highly biocompatible, making it safe to use for you and your family. It is the superior choice among the ceramic materials that are used in dental restorations today.

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What Is Prettau® Zirconia?

Prettau® Zirconia is the clear choice to use for implant dentistry if you want quality dental restorations that look natural and perform just like your original teeth. It is highly translucent, and is made to seamlessly blend in with your surrounding natural teeth through a specialized colouring technique. Prettau® Zirconia easily pulls away from the other materials used in implant dentistry because it a range of unique benefits.

Advantages of Prettau® Zirconia

There are many advantages to using Prettau® Zirconia vs traditional porcelain; some of these advantages are shared with other implant dentistry materials, while others are what set Prettau® Zirconia apart:

  • Like natural tooth enamel, Prettau® Zirconia is translucent, meaning that it allows a certain amount of light to pass through its surface rather than simply reflecting it

  • Zirconia is highly resistant to cracking, chipping, or staining, unlike other ceramic materials

  • It is non-porous, which makes it stronger and more durable than alternative materials such as porcelain

  • The material is non-abrasive; it causes no irritation to the gums or other soft tissues of the mouth

  • The material can be customized to complement your surrounding natural teeth to an exacting degree in terms of size, shape, color, and even texture

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Prettau Zirconia is virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. 

Learn More about Prettau® Zirconia

If you would like further information on Prettau® Zirconia, or if you would like to set up an appointment to learn whether a Prettau® Zirconia implant bridge is the right treatment in your case, give us a call or send us a message.

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