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Full contour zirconia restorations are the most prescribed type of crown and bridge restoration we see in our dental lab today. Combined with it's high strength, biocompatibility and wear resistance we see enhanced esthetics possible in new materials and improved techniques. Amann Girrbach's goal is the best zirconium oxide product range – no more, no less. Developed and manufactured in-house, to meet the highest demands for aesthetics, quality. This is why Marrano Dental Arts has chosen Amann Girrbach Zolid line of zirconia as our primary zirconia. And by having one line of zirconia for all indications allows us to achieve highly esthetic, consistent and predicable results. Zolid is not only one of the most esthetic zirconia materials on the market today but because of AG advancements is becoming one of the most comprehensive lines of zirconia.
Zolid High translucent zirconia (HT)-typically what is referred to as FCZ
Zolid produces highly aesthetic restorations and at 1100Mpa is high strength. Restorations fabricated using Zolid White, which can be used for fully anatomical or anatomically reduced restorations, are impressive due to their light dynamics, depth effect and natural aesthetics.
Zolid Highly translucent zirconium oxide (FCZ HT+)
Zolid HT+ is a highly translucent zirconium oxide which combines high mechanical characteristics with outstanding aesthetics. At over 1000 MPa, its strength lies in the range of the proven Zolid HT zirconium oxide, however, the light-optical properties surpass those of the predecessor considerably. Even large, implant-supported structures with a gingival component radiate the vitality of natural tooth substance due to their high light permeability. Optimised milling processing results in even more delicate margin design, offering exceptional edge stability at the same time. The combination with the Ceramill Liquid "new formula“ staining solutions allows highly aesthetic colour shade results corresponding to the VITA classical shade guide. HT+ zirconia is 10% more translucent than Zolid.
Zolid Fx Super high-translucent zirconia (FCZ SHT)
Zolid FX, these are super-high translucent zirconia blanks used for monolithic or anatomically reduced anterior restorations and up to 3-unit bridges in the molar region. The high-performance ceramic combines the outstanding processing characteristics of zirconia with comparable translucency previously only known in lithium disilicate. The result is highly esthetic restorations with permanent strength and stability. Restorations are processed and fitted intraorally without additional cost using commercially available luting material. SHT zirconia is 20% more translucent than Zolid and 10% more translucent than HT+.
Zolid Fx Multilayer Super-high translucent zirconia (FCZ SHT ML)
Zolid FX ML is a polychromatic, super-high translucent zirconia with integrated shade and translucency gradient. Smooth shade transitions simulate tooth enamel, dentin and cervical shades in a naturally fluent progression without disruptive shade edges. This is one of the most esthetic zirconia products on the market today rivaling the esthetics of lithium disilicate. SHT ML zirconia is 20% more translucent than Zolid and 10% more translucent than HT+.
Low translucent zirconia (LT)
Zolid ZI features high strength, rigidity and biocompatibility. Restorations fabricated from the pre-sintered zirconia blanks have a particularly high flexural strength of up to 1200 MPa and can be processed without any problems thanks to their optimum edge stability. With an opacity value of approx. 70 % ZI is ideal for indications in which discolored tooth preparations or metal frameworks must be masked, as well as for the fabrication of support structures for fixed restorations.