In past articles, we have covered some basics and benefits of zirconia. However, due to the novelty of zirconia, some inexperienced dentists may make mistakes in implantation. This inexperience can sometimes lead to improper crowns. The problem of dental crowns cannot be ignored. For patient safety, any crown-related issues must be addressed immediately. So you have to know how to place the crown correctly and how to adjust the fit of the crown if complications arise.*The Importance Of Zirconia in Dental Prosthetics

What Can Cause Ill-Fitting Zirconia Crowns?

l Dental crown was rushed.

l Crown was not cemented properly.

l Impression was questionable.

l Preparation anomalies.

How to Fix Debonding Complications

If you notice that your zirconia crown is falling off, please contact your dentist. This time we need to change our sticky process. Most technicians will test the fit of the zirconia crown in the patient's mouth before cleaning the teeth with a pumice stone. If your zirconia crown does not have a built-in primer, decontaminate it before using the primer or adhesive to prepare the gravure of the zirconia restoration. Finally, the crown is held in place, cured, and excess cement removed.

Since zirconia binds to phosphate groups, it is critical to remove the phosphate groups properly so that the oxide sites can successfully bind in the patient's mouth.

Three Ways to Remove Phosphate Groups

l Sandblasting. 

l Sodium hypochlorite.

l Ivoclean

In the next article, we'll detail what causes discomfort in zirconia crowns, and three ways to remove phosphate groups.