No matter the case, there’s a Keating Dental Lab all-ceramic material perfect for your indication, from posterior bridges to anterior crowns. Manufactured by expert technicians on our industry-leading CAD/CAM workflow for maximum precision, every all-ceramic restoration is hand finished for stunning esthetics, and undergoes seven quality-control checkpoints before it ships to ensure every case seats quickly with minimal chairside adjustment.
Ceramic in the Dental Care Industry
Ceramic is one of the most common materials used in the dental care industry, and it has a variety of applications. Ceramics are ideal for applications where strength and precision are of utmost importance, such as for crowns and bridges or for partial dentures. Ceramics are less expensive than other materials, such as gold or diamond, yet they can be just as long-lasting and reliable.
In addition to being cost-effective and durable, ceramics provide a natural look due to their resemblance to natural teeth. They come in many different shades, allowing dentists to customize the color of the restored tooth. This makes ceramic restorations very life-like and aesthetically pleasing for the patient. Moreover, ceramics are also bio-compatible with tissue in the mouth, proving advantageous over some other materials which may cause allergic reactions or adverse effects over time.
Ceramic technology also allows dentists to manufacture best-fit dental prosthetics each time they create ceramics, providing a snug fit that prevents wear after extensive use. The higher temperature firing used in ceramic production also brings denser material that results in improved strength compared with lower fire temperatures used with other materials. And lastly, ceramics require minimal maintenance; they rarely crack or stain so they can last years with minimal care making them a great investment for dental procedures.
Overall, ceramic has proven itself an ideal material for use within the dental care industry due to its combination of affordability, durability, aesthetically pleasing appearance, bio-compatibility, and ease of maintenance.
Take a Look at all Our Dental Ceramic Products
At Keating Dental we offer both KDA™ Foil Veneers and IPS emax veneers. Our platinum foil ceramic veneers are ideal for cases requiring minimal preparation (.2-.3mm). These polychromatic porcelain veneers are vital and have an excellent fit.
An all-ceramic restoration that leverages the experience of our team of expert ceramists, IPS e.max® Press restorations provide the strongest, most esthetic lithium disilicate crowns, bridges, inlays and onlays available.
Bring monolithic zirconia strengths into the facial zone with KDZ Bruxer Aesthetic®. Developed to provide translucency comparable to lithium disilicate, KDZ Bruxer Aesthetic® provides the natural shading and durability that doctors have come to trust from the Bruxer name.
The standard for full-contour zirconia crowns and bridges, KDZ Bruxer® was developed for long-lasting, lifelike restorations. Precision-milled for a fit with little chairside adjustment and hand-finished by an expert ceramist, it’s a premium monolithic restoration at an everyday price.
When a case demands craftsmanship as well as esthetics that go beyond conventional PFM, look no further than KDZ Ultra®. Keating Dental Lab’s signature take on porcelain fused to zirconia restorations, KDZ Ultra® balances the precision of digitally fabricated substructures with the esthetics of hand-layered porcelain.
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