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NobelProcera Full-contour Zirconia Implant Crown: the crown that rules them all

by: Michael Stuart

Patients, clinicians and dental laboratories all want restorations they can rely on. The NobelProcera Full-contour Zirconia (FCZ) Implant Crown combines full-contour strength that’s tough enough for the posterior with restorative flexibility that’s hard to beat ... and there’s no cement in sight.

NobelProcera Full-contour Zirconia Implant Crown

CAD/CAM manufactured using high-strength translucent zirconia—and providing the opportunity to create angulated screw channels—the NobelProcera FCZ Implant Crown is designed for predictable strength, esthetics and function.

No cement, no chipping, no problems

Suitable for all tooth positions, the strength of the FCZ Implant Crown ensures predictability even under the high occlusal forces of the posterior, which makes it an ideal restoration for the molar region. There’s no need to worry about veneer chipping either, as the full-contour characteristics of the NobelProcera FCZ Implant Crown eliminate the need for veneering. 

The biocompatibility of the materials used represents an additional benefit by supporting biological stability in the areas where it matters most. Plus, being screw retained, the FCZ Implant Crown is completely cement-free, eliminating the risks associated with excess cement. Even the titanium adapter is mechanically retained. 

As it can be placed in the posterior, the FCZ Implant Crown gives clinicians the chance to increase the number of screw-retained restorations they place. This means more patients treated with a restorative solution that is easier to maintain and retrieve—and all without cement. 

The NobelProcera FCZ Implant Crown is designed for use with Nobel Biocare’s extensive range of conical connection implants. Combining Nobel Biocare components means that all the elements can be trusted to work together seamlessly for the perfect treatment outcome.

Combining strength with restorative flexibility, the NobelProcera FCZ Implant Crown is an ideal solution for the posterior.

Not veneered, but engineered

Choose to use an angulated screw channel (ASC) and the screw access hole can be placed anywhere between 0° and 25° within a 360° radius. This means that it can be angled towards the front of the mouth for easy access even in tight posterior spaces; it also means that the access channel doesn’t need to be placed on the cusp of the tooth, where it might affect occlusion. 

Working on the restoration is further simplified with the associated Omnigrip Screwdriver. Its effective pick-up function and secure grip on the screw help the clinician to work safely and efficiently.

Natural-looking tooth colors offered by the FCZ Implant Crown

Natural-looking tooth color is another benefit offered by the FCZ Implant Crown. Whichever of the eight available shades is used, the color will be uniform throughout the material. This means adjustments can be made without having to worry about discoloration. It’s also no problem to use cutbacks or staining to achieve the desired esthetic effect.

For anyone looking for restorations they can rely on, the NobelProcera FCZ Implant Crown provides extraordinary strength for long-term predictability, and delivers restorative flexibility too. As a result, it’s well on its way to becoming “the crown that rules them all!”

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