In Lab Time
1-4 units 2 weeks

ADA Codes
D2740 Crown - Porcelain/Ceramic Substrate
D6245 Pontic Porcelain/Ceramic
D6740 Abutment Crown Porcelain/Ceramic

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Clinical Indications

  • BruxZir® Solid Zirconia is indicated for crowns, bridges, screw-retained implant crowns and full-arch implant prostheses.
  • It is an esthetic alternative to PFM metal occlusal/lingual or full-cast restorations and ideal for restorations requiring extra durability such as crowns under partials or screw-retained implant crowns.
  • The chip proof durability of a BruxZir restoration is ideal for bruxers who have broken natural teeth or previous PFM restorations.
  • BruxZir Solid Zirconia is also ideal when the patient lacks the preparation space for a PFM.
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Preparation Requirements

  • Feather edge is acceptable, although we recommend a chamfer.
  • .5 occlusal reduction is acceptable but preferably reduction of 1.5mm will produce superior results leading to improved strength, esthetics, and better occlusal planning to save you chairtime.
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Adjustments

  • BruxZir restorations are made from solid zirconia, therefore, you may find them harder to adjust with conventional bur kits. There are several adjusting and polishing kits on the market for finishing and polishing BruxZir and solid zirconia products.
  • To easily adjust, polish or remove these restorations, Artistic Dental Laboratories suggests using fine diamond burs to reduce chipping and polishers to finish with a high polish shine.
  • Always use light pressure with water and air spray when adjusting ceramic restorations to avoid micro-fractures.
    • A football-shaped, fine diamond bur is most effective for adjusting occlusion on the occlusal surface of posterior teeth and lingual surfaces of anterior teeth.
    • A tapered, fine diamond bur is most effective for adjusting cusps or proximal contacts.
    • A round, fine diamond bur is used to adjust a cusp or fossa and for creating endodontic access.

    • For Finishing
    • Using light pressure, to avoid generating heat, and no water, begin polishing with the brown cup to remove abrasions left by the diamonds.
    • Continue pre-polishing with the green cup until the adjustment area has a glossy appearance.
    • Finally, use the white cup with light to medium pressure to achieve a "wet" high shine.
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Patient Care

(Special instruction to patient after cementation of crown, e.g., no hot/cold liquids, flossing instructions for 24-hours, etc… )

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Manufacturer Specifications

http://www.bruxzir.com/dental-zirconia/technical-information/

BruxZir Cementation

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