What is Empress Coating?

What is Empress Coating?

What is empress coating?

It is one of the most aesthetic materials used in prosthesis applications in dentistry because it transmits light very well and does not contain any metal. So much so that Empress material is often preferred in laminated restorations.

What is the difference between empress veneer and zirconium and porcelain veneer?

Although traditional zirconium veneers do not contain any metal, empress veneers give very good results when compared aesthetically, since their substructures are opaque and metal substructure is used in porcelain veneers.

Can Empress veneer be applied to all teeth?

It can be used easily on anterior teeth and areas that are not exposed to much force.

How to understand that a person needs empress coating?

Empress veneers can be used if anterior teeth require restoration and the patient wants the option that gives the best aesthetic results. In addition, empress material can be easily used in partial coatings of the posterior teeth (laboratory fillings) for aesthetic reasons.

Can we say Empress is the most aesthetic coating that can be made with current technology?

Empress veneers, together with zirconium veneers with a transparent infrastructure, are the most aesthetic veneers according to current technology.

Is empress application an expensive operation?

It is slightly more expensive than traditional veneers and zirconium veneers.


Serifali Hospitadent

Chief Physician Dt. Zekeriya Alp YILDIRAN