How Much does a Prettau® Zirconia Full-Arch Restoration Cost?Is the cost calculated based on the number of implants?

NO. Your cost is a flat-fee per arch (which may vary depending on your specific requirements).

Components are not included. You will need to purchase Analogs & Titanium Non-Engaging Temporary Cylinders for each implant in the arch.

Dentists can discuss specific case requirements and receive a comprehensive quotation by calling (800)-807-1719 or Clicking Here.

Patients can locate an Advanced Implant Dentist in their area who provides Prettau® Zirconia Full-Arch Restorations by Clicking Here.

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Converting patients with existing prosthesesIF YOUR PATIENT HAS AN EXISTING PROSTHESIS YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONVERT TO PRETTAU® ZIRCONIA...

You will need to purchase one Analog and one Titanium Non-Engaging Temporary Abutment for each implant in the arch.

If your patient is edentulous patients with integrated implants...Tischler Dental Lab provides Courtesy Bundle Pricing

You will need to purchase one Analog and two Titanium Non-Engaging Temporary Abutments for each implant in the arch.

The Courtesy Bundle Includes:

  • Bite Block
  • Verification Jig
  • Screw-retained Set-up
  • PMMA Temporary Prosthesis
  • Final Prettau® Zirconia Prosthesis

PLEASE NOTE: No Discount will result by deleting products from the bundle

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If you need an immediate denture for surgery and the final restoration will be a Prettau® Zirconia Prosthesis...Tischler Dental Lab provides Courtesy Bundle Pricing

You will need to purchase one Analog and two Titanium Non-Engaging Temporary Abutments for each implant in the arch.

The Courtesy Bundle Includes:

  • Immediate Denture
  • Bite Block
  • Verification Jig
  • Screw-retained Set-up
  • PMMA Temporary Prosthesis
  • Final Prettau® Zirconia Prosthesis

PLEASE NOTE: No Discount will result by deleting products from the bundle

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If you need a Prettau® Zirconia Full Arch Sample to show your patients...Tischler Dental Lab offers a package

Our Sample Package Includes:

  • A Final Prettau® Zirconia Screw-Retained Prosthesis
  • A Clear Acrylic Base (displaying the Analogs)
  • Your Desired Tooth Shade
  • Your Desired Tissue Shade

PLEASE NOTE: Delivery time is 15 working days from placement of order.

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For your patients with an existing prosthesis you wish to convert...Tischler Dental Lab Requires:

  • A Verification Master Model
  • A Duplicate of the prosthesis you would like to be copy-milled
    • The duplicate can be in wax, acrylic or stone
  • A Bite Registration (if the case is not articulated)
  • A Model of the Opposing.

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For your edentulous patients with integrated implants...Tischler Dental Lab Requires:

  • An Implant/Abutment (if multi-units present) level impression and an impression of the opposing
    • From which we create a Bite Block and Verification Jig
  • A Blu-Mousse Bite with the Bite Block in Place and Confirmation that the Verification Jig fits the patient
    • We use this to create a Screw-Retained Wax Set-up
      • Any changes to the Set-up can be requested and sent with a Blu-Mousse Bite
      • We will require confirmation of the Set-up prior to creating the Temporary PMMA
    • We will then deliver the Temporary PMMA
      • The patient may wear the Temporary PMMA for the period of time you deem necessary to be satisfied with the aesthetics and function you require for the Final Prettau® Zirconia Full-Arch Bridge.
  • If any occlusal changes need to be conveyed, you should:
    • Remove the Temporary PMMA from the patient, screw it into the Master Model,
    • Take a PVS Impression of the Temporary making sure to capture as much of the model-work as possible.
    • Send the Impression to the Lab along with the Master Model and a New Blu-Mousse Bite.
  • If no changes need to be made, Send back any Model Work associated with the case
    • We will then create the Final Prettau® Zirconia Full- Arch Restoration

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For your patients requiring an immediate denture for surgery...Tischler Dental Lab Requires:

  • Impressions of the patient’s Current Dentition and a Blu-Mousse Bite
    • If necessary, we can provide custom trays or bite blocks at no additional cost
    • We will create an Immediate Denture
  • (After the Implants have integrated) An Implant/Abutment (if multi-units present) level impression and an impression of the opposing
    • From which we create a Bite Block and Verification Jig
  • A Blu-Mousse Bite with the Bite Block in Place and Confirmation that the Verification Jig fits the patient
    • We use this to create a Screw-Retained Wax Set-up
      • Any changes to the Set-up can be requested and sent with a Blu-Mousse Bite
      • We will require confirmation of the Set-up prior to creating the Temporary PMMA
    • We will then deliver the Temporary PMMA
      • The patient may wear the Temporary PMMA for the period of time you deem necessary to be satisfied with the aesthetics and function you require for the Final Prettau® Zirconia Full-Arch Bridge.
  • If any occlusal changes need to be conveyed, you should:
    • Remove the Temporary PMMA from the patient, screw it into the Master Model,
    • Take a PVS Impression of the Temporary making sure to capture as much of the model-work as possible.
    • Send the Impression to the Lab along with the Master Model and a New Blu-Mousse Bite.
  • If no changes need to be made, Send back any Model Work associated with the case
    • We will then create the Final Prettau® Zirconia Full- Arch Restoration

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Parameters for Prettau® ZirconiaFull- Arch Restorations

How much Vertical Space do I need?

  • We recommend 12mm of vertical space (this measurement is flexible depending on individual circumstances)

How do I measure Vertical Space?

  • Measure the space from the Tissue to the Occlusal Plane

How much pontic space can I have between implants?

  • The Minimum Pontic Space between implants is 3mm
  • The Maximum Pontic Space between implants is 20mm

How far back can my cantilever go past the distal-most implant?

  • The cantilever for Prettau® Zirconia restorations is not calculated with a formula like the AP Spread – It is a Fixed Parameter of 12mm

How much can I angle the distal-most implants?

  • No more than 30 degrees

Can the prosthesis still be made if it violates these parameters?

  • Yes.  We can create prosthetics outside of these parameters, However, the 5-Year Warranty WILL NOT be provided on any arches that do not conform.
    • You will be contacted by the lab to discuss options

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Why Prettau® is the Best SolutionAll Zirconia is not created equal

Does Prettau® have Higher Translucency?

  • Yes. It has more translucency than competing zirconia, although not as translucent as traditional denture teeth.

Is Prettau® stronger than other zirconia?

  • Yes. Prettau® has a bending strength of 1,200 MPa

Are the Aesthetics of Prettau® better than other zirconia?

  • Yes.  Our technique, coupled with the unique composition of Prettau® delivers beautiful, natural-looking aesthetics and a wide array of colors.

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Have Fractures been experienced in Prettau® Full-Arch BridgesCreated by Tischler Dental Laboratory

Have any of your Prettau® Zirconia restorations fractured?

What was the main reason for these fractures?

  • 6 of the 7 fractures are attributable to model-work that was not properly verified. (This is why the Verification Jig is such a critically important tool.) One fracture was reported due to trauma.

Have any abutments de-bonded from the Prettau® once cemented?

  • The same published study documented that 9 bridges out of 2,039 experienced the de-bonding of an abutment. Seven of those nine were in bridges that fractured.

Have any arches ever chipped?

  • No. None of our Prettau® arches have ever chipped.

The Overall In-Service Success Rate documented by this Published Study is 99.56%

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What Adjustments can be madeto the Final Prettau® Zirconia Restoration?

What do I do if the tissue recedes and the patient is left with a large gap beneath the prosthesis?

  • Simply take a Gingival Impression with the Final Restoration and send this information to the Lab with any previous model-work.
  • We can then re-line the zirconia as you would a denture. (the difference being that this is done with porcelain instead of acrylic)

Can I make adjustments to the Prettau® Zirconia?

  • Yes. You can make adjustments with a high-speed hand piece with water and a diamond bur.

If I make modifications, will the bright white of the zirconia show through?

  • No. The Prettau® is treated with an acid stain in the green stage so the color is absorbed throughout the zirconia, not just on the surface.

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What are your Lead Timesat Tischler Dental Lab?

All Production Times begin when we receive the case, and Do Not include shipping times.

Shipping to Lab + Production Time + Shipping to You = Total Turnaround Time

Production Times

  • Wax Rim and Verification Jig or Custom Tray – 5 Working Days
  • Immediate Denture – 10 Working Days
  • Screw Retained Wax Set-up – 10 Working Days
  • Re-Set – 10 Working Days
  • PMMA – 10 Working Days
  • Final Prettau® Full Arch Restoration– 15 Working Days

 

Our Lab is Closed on the Following Days:

  • New Years (2 Days)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas (2 Days)

We can accommodate special cases with shorter timeline requirements.  Please contact us directly for our schedule of RUSH FEES.

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How Do I Get Started?Doing Business with Tischler Dental Lab

What do I need to send in my first case?

  • Click Here to access our Lab Script and print it out.
  • Fill out the RX and send your case to us.

How do I open an account with Tischler Dental Lab?

  • Fill out all the information requested on the RX and we’ll set up an account for you when we receive your first case.

How does shipping work?

  • You pay for shipping to us, and we pay for shipping to you.
    • We always ship 2-day to you.
    • Contact the Lab if you need us to generate a shipping label and we will bill it to your account.

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