Advantages and limitations of monolithic zirconia restorations


  • Waleed Abdulrahim Aljehani Department of Dental Services, Khulais General Hospital, Khulais, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdullah Sameer Kaki General Dentist, Khulais General Hospital, Khulais, Saudi Arabia
  • Muneera Torgem Al-Otaibi Almatar Alqadim Primary Healthcare Center, Ministry of Health, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Maha Suliman Tayeb Al Rabwa Primary Healthcare Center, Ministry of Health, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Omar Muhammed Abunawas Department of Dental Services, Khulais General Hospital, Khulais, Saudi Arabia
  • Saleh Ibrahim Alluhaidan Special Security Forces, Third Medical Center, Dental Department, Dahaban, Saudi Arabia
  • Rida Mohammed Khalifa Department of Dental Services, King Abdullah Medical Complex, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Anhar Abdullah Binomran General Dentist, Makkah Health Cluster, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Feras Waleed Shaikh Department of Dental Services, Khulais General Hospital, Khulais, Saudi Arabia
  • Hussam Kamalualddin Almadani Shamiyat Asfan Primary Healthcare Center, Ministry of Health, Asfan, Saudi Arabia
  • Ahmad Nasser Shukri University Medical Center, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



MZ, Zirconia, Advantages, Limitations


Due to their biocompatible nature and advantageous mechanical characteristics, zirconia treatments have been utilized effectively in by dentists for many decades. A zirconia core is typically veneered with porcelain as they are not translucent, which renders treatments poorer since the bonding between the two substances fails. All-ceramic zirconia treatments have recently been made available in the dentistry market in an effort to address this issue. In addition to the absence of chipping, monolithic zirconia (MZ) fillings appear to have the benefit of requiring less occlusal room. To advocate this comparatively recent approach for restorative therapy, however, requires scientific proof. MZ could be the optimum material for rear fixed partial prostheses in the case of powerful occlusal pressures and little occlusal restorative room, according to the findings of in vitro investigations. To come to a clear consensus, the findings should be validated by many more in vivo and especially in vitro investigations.


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How to Cite

Aljehani, W. A., Kaki, A. S., Al-Otaibi, M. T., Tayeb, M. S., Abunawas, O. M., Alluhaidan, S. I., Khalifa, R. M., Binomran, A. A., Shaikh, F. W., Almadani, H. K., & Shukri, A. N. (2023). Advantages and limitations of monolithic zirconia restorations. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 10(2), 845–849.



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