Zirconium Crown

Zirconium crowns are artificial teeth that are tooth-colored and made of zirconium oxide or zirconia. They are strong, the most esthetical type of dental crown available, and are durable.

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I have zirconium crowns on my front teeth, but one shows the darkened tooth underneath. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have zirconium crowns on my front teeth, but one shows the darkened tooth underneath. My doctor suggested that we replace that crown with a porcelain crown. I am afraid the difference in look will be noticeable. What would you suggest?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Darkened color could be due to either pulpal infection or subgingival hemorrhage. Please get an X-ray for confirmation of diagnosis. Replacement would be noticeable, but in that case, please go for veneers. In the end, a replacement could ...  Read Full »

I had nine teeth bridges put in about a week ago, which are tilted. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I just had nine teeth bridges put in about a week ago, which are canted. The laboratory made it seem as if the jaw was straight. The dentist did his best to make it right, but it did not look good. How bad is it to get taken off? It was made with Zirconia and Porcelain. I am so disappo...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurav Kumar Pandey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your query shows you have a 9-unit teeth bridge on your front tooth region. Your artificial teeth are designed considering factors like facial symmetry, nearby tooth shape, and size, tooth present before prosthesis, etc. You can also talk with the dentist to make cha...  Read Full »

Can Zirconia crown cause an allergic reaction in the gums?

Query: Hello doctor, My lower molar root canal was done a year back. After that, a metal-ceramic cap was placed. A few months later, my cap was replaced with zirconia supreme because of throbbing below the cap. My dentist advised that because of metal there may be a possibility of some allergic reaction. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Zirconia, no doubt, it is the best in all caps. But, there is no reason to replace a metal cap. Your jaw pain is may be due to forceful removal of cap and trimming of teeth, etc. Visit the dentist for genuine advice. Not all metal crowns create allergies. It is once ...  Read Full »

Is sinus lift necessary for placing implants?

Query: Hi doctor, I have consulted four dentists with my x-rays. After years of failed root canals, cavities, gum disease and eventually failed four tooth bridge, I am now seeking implants that will hold a hybrid bridge to replace my upper arch. I need six implants with a full contour Zirconium prosthesis...  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After seeing the x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have a low sinus floor level on the left side of the picture of the x-ray. I cannot say whether it is the left or right side of yours through this picture. It might be hel...  Read Full »

My root canal-treated tooth needs a crown, but I have a history of seizures and undergo MRIs frequently. Which crown would be the best for me?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from seizures and had RCT for my top right molar. I have not placed a crown for the molar because I am unsure which crown will be best for me. Every 6 to 9 months, I must undergo an MRI. My dentist told me I could only use a very expensive zirconium crown. After consulting another...  Read Full »

Dr. Beryl F

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Unfortunately, there are few options besides metal-free crowns, such as zirconium and all-ceramic crowns. Zirconia is the best material for your situation because it can withstand molar forces, whereas all-ceramic crowns can only be used o...  Read Full »

Is cap a good option to close a small gap between the front two teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a small gap between the front two teeth. I am planning to use a cap. Is it a good option, or is there any other effective better option available?   Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Kindly upload an image of the front teeth that would help me to determine the nature of the gap and tooth angulation. I will walk you through the necessary and best management needed to resolve the issue once and for all. If the gap is betw...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options to close the gap between the upper front teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting married in six months and looking to go for an orthodontic brace treatment for teeth gap. Can I start it here and continue this treatment under another doctor's supervision in a new country if it takes longer?  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly upload an image of the gap that you need to get corrected. There are a few possibilities that will solve your issue in a week. Orthodontic treatment might need more than six months approximately to a year, but everthing depends upon the space in between. S...  Read Full »

Will whitening products remineralize translucent teeth?

Query: Hi doctor, My teeth are very translucent. I do not know the reason. Is there a medical reason for this? I never smoke and rarely drink. Are there supplements that I can take to remineralize them? Would that help?  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no way of remineralizing permanent teeth by taking calcium or other medication. If it is too translucent that you are uncomfortable with its appearance then you can have either of the following. Dental laminates or dental veneers - which are a type of ceramic ...  Read Full »

I got composite filling in my front teeth and it fell off on a whole. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I had some composite fillings placed on the front surfaces of several teeth last year, at the top of the tooth near the gum line where dentine had been exposed due to wearing away of the enamel. Several of the fillings have fallen out. They were not worn down by brushing, but actually...  Read Full »

Dr. Kandi Disha Dnyanendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your images. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Usually, composite restoration lasts for four to five years. Composite filling is not as strong as amalgam fillings. Moreover it has to be taken care of more than amalgam fillings. Preca...  Read Full »

How to remove yellow stains from teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have yellow discoloration on my teeth. The stains persist even after getting my teeth cleaned. The nearby dentist informed that the stains are due to chlorine content in the water. What should I do to remove these stains?  Read Full »

Dr. Paras Angrish

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yellowish discoloration of the tooth has multiple causes. In your case, as the stains are not going with cleaning and scaling, it can be due to any one of the following. Fluoride in water causing problems during tooth formation. Injury to the tooth during childhood. Any ...  Read Full »

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