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Crowns & Caps

Dental crowns can be made from a number of materials, such as porcelain, gold, or a combination of these. Choosing the best material is the responsibility of your dentist. Porcelain crowns & caps are a great way to improve the appearance of your teeth. Not only will you have a great smile, you will also have healthier teeth and more self-confidence.

Porcelain crowns are the most common type of dental restoration. They can last for up to 15 years. A porcelain crown encases the entire tooth, making it look natural. Typically, a porcelain crown is used to repair a chipped or broken tooth, restore a tooth to its original shape, or replace a missing tooth. Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns are a hybrid of metal and porcelain. This type of crown offers a more realistic and natural look than a traditional gold or silver casting.

A dental crown is a protective covering used to restore a damaged tooth’s shape and appearance. Crowns are available in a variety of materials, such as metal and porcelain. They are also known as caps. The most natural looking option for front teeth is a ceramic crown. Ceramic crowns are designed to match the colour and shape of your natural teeth. These crowns have excellent strength and durability. If you are considering a dental cap, it’s important to discuss it with your dentist. Crowns are usually made from a mix of porcelain and metal alloys. Metal alloys offer additional support. However, they are not suitable for teeth on display.
 Alternatively, you may prefer an all resin crown. This material is less expensive than both porcelain/ceramic and metal crowns. It is also metal free, and can be used as a temporary crown until a permanent crown is made.

Resin
If you have a chipped or decayed tooth, your dentist may recommend a dental crown. A dental crown is an artificial cap that is bonded to your natural tooth to restore its shape and size. Dental crowns are available in metal, ceramic, and composite materials. For most people, the best option is a ceramic or porcelain crown. These are hypoallergenic, durable, and blend with your teeth and mouth. They are also less expensive than resin or metallic alternatives. However, porcelain crowns can chip and are more likely to cause wear on the opposing teeth.
 Metal crowns are also an option, especially if you have a habit of clenching or grinding your teeth. While metals are sturdy, they are difficult to burnish and polish. This makes them a poor choice for teeth on display, such as the front teeth.

Zirconia
Zirconia crowns and caps are the new standard for dental restorations. These crowns are durable, long-lasting and custom made to fit your teeth. They are also more natural looking than other forms of crowns. The best part is, zirconia is completely metal-free and can be made to match your tooth color.

Before you choose a crown, you need to understand how it works. A dentist will take impressions of your teeth and make a crown that fits your tooth. Crowns can last up to 15 years with proper care. Getting one can be a painless process. You’ll be amazed at how great your smile can look. Zirconia crowns and caps are available in a variety of shades. The translucent properties of zirconia are more natural than those of porcelain. This is especially true for anterior teeth.

CAD/CAM
Dental crowns and caps are used to replace teeth that have been damaged or decayed. Using CAD/CAM technology, dental professionals can make these restorations in a matter of minutes. This technology also helps to eliminate the need for temporary crowns. CAD/CAM crowns can be made from a variety of materials, including ceramic, gold, metal alloys, and stainless steel. They can be constructed in a single visit, allowing the patient to have their teeth restored in one day.

Ceramic crowns have the most natural look. The outer layer of a ceramic crown is made of feldspathic porcelain, giving it a translucent appearance. These crowns are made on a CAD/CAM machine, ensuring optimal optical quality. Metal crowns are made from alloys, which are composites of two or more pure metals. Their properties include superior strength and durability.

 
 

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