How to Deliver Strength With Chairside Esthetic Zirconia

Dental Products ReportDental Products Report June 2023
Volume 57
Issue 6

With the help of Kuraray Noritake’s powerful material, this clinician helps patients achieve the smiles they want without sacrificing the durability they need.


Restoring damaged or missing teeth is an essential aspect of modern dentistry. Advances in materials and techniques have improved dentists’ ability to achieve predictable, long-lasting outcomes. One such advance is the use of chairside esthetic zirconia crowns, which provide excellent strength and durability without compromising esthetics.

Katana Zirconia ONE


The new and improved block, KATANA™ Zirconia ONE, is a multilayered block consisting of 4 layers of zirconia in graduated shades. The block allows the chairside fabrication of natural-tooth-colored restorations, eliminating additional sintering time. The flexural strength has improved to 933 MPa.

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This case report discusses the use of chairside esthetic zirconia crowns as a viable option for restoring the patient’s smile, highlighting the clinical and technical aspects and the rationale behind selection of materials and techniques used in the procedure.

The patient expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the appearance of his new smile. When placed adjacent to all-ceramic lithium disilicate crowns, the clinician will note comparable esthetics and translucency.

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