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DDS Lab Z-Crown

Sept. 30, 2010
Z-Crown available in layered and solid zirconia options.
TAMPA, Florida--DDS Lab, a national dental laboratory, has announced an innovation in fixed restorations. Z-Crown is avaiable in layered and solid zirconia options. Z-Crown Layered has a clinical grade zirconia core with a porcelain overlay, and Z-Crown Solid is monolithic and made from 100% pure zirconia. At 1,200 MPa, Z-Crown has a comparable flexural strength of traditional porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations while maintaining a natural and vibrant translucency. “As the price of gold continues to climb, more and more doctors are looking for alternatives to traditional PFM restorations”, said Amy Ceresa, president of DDS Lab. “Our Z-Crown restorations are perfect options from a strength and value perspective.” Z-Crown Layered and Z-Crown Solid are 100% metal-free, a feature that prevents gingival darkening and removes the possibility of exposing metallic margins if gum recession begins. They are naturally esthetic, transmit the color of adjacent teeth, and can be matched to any shade. Z-Crown Solid is one of the strongest restorations available for a patient who may have bruxing or grinding issues. Utilizing CAD/CAM technology, it also has a precise marginal fit that can reduce chair time. Since traditional cementation is recommended, there is also no need to bond the restoration. For more information, visit or call (877) 337-7800.To read more about zirconia, go to zirconia.To comment on this product, go to