All-porcelain crowns maintain a translucency that makes them hard to distinguish from natural teeth. Without the metal, the problem of a dark line at the edge of the gums is eliminated. The new technological breakthroughs in cement and stronger porcelain materials make it possible to create longer-lasting crowns.
A crown is placed to prevent a tooth from breaking. As we get older, we are more prone to broken or cracked teeth. If a tooth has a large filling, it is even more likely. However, some people can break back teeth even if they only have small fillings – or no fillings at all. Their occlusion (bite) is that powerful.
Crowns are made from various materials that strengthen and protect the tooth structure. There are three types of crowns: a full-porcelain crown, a porcelain fused-to-metal crown, and the all-metal crown. Your dentist will discuss and help you decide which type of crown suits you.
The great thing about crowns is that we can utilize them to solve multiple types of dental problems. Some of these include:
A new dental crown can make your smile whole again. If you think this treatment is necessary, give the Smile Xperts team a call today to schedule an appointment.