Choosing Zirconia Zirconia is a newer and stronger material but it offers some key benefits. For example, it is a very strong and durable option that is less likely to become damaged. They can look beautiful, but this depends on the overall skill of the dental provider. It takes a significant amount of experience to create a beautiful look. They can be customized as well. A drawback to this particular option is that they are expensive and hard to repair if they do break. Some people do not like the sound that occurs when biting down.