Porcelain Dental Crowns
What Is Porcelain Dental Crown?
Porcelain tooth crowns are custom-made caps or crowns that are glued to the tooth, fit on it and transform the tooth into its original size, strength and function. Crowns are considered the number one standard for protecting and strengthening a tooth that cannot be repaired with fillings or other dental treatments.
What Are The Advantages Of Porcelain Dental Crowns?
Porcelain dental crowns are prepared by using tooth-colored porcelain to blend perfectly with your other natural teeth. Therefore, it not only strengthens the teeth or closed teeth, but also makes your smile more esthetic.
An experienced dentist can apply porcelain crowns with minimal dental preparation, which means that most of the tooth remains under the lid. The application of dental crowns is a special treatment method that can significantly increase the longevity, strength and appearance of your teeth when it is done correctly and meticulously.
In Which Case Is Porcelain Crowns Used?
- They can be permanently attached to your natural teeth to cover a damaged or chipped tooth.
- They can be used in situations where the teeth need to be strengthened.
- They can be used in situations where oral alignment needs to be improved.
- They can be used to improve the overall esthetic appearance of teeth and smile in general.
If you want to be remembered and be held up as an example with your smile, you can immediately apply to our clinic and get detailed information from our dentists.
How To Be Applied Dental Implants?
- Your tooth or teeth are measured
- Crowns are designed to suit your teeth
- Crowns are physically applied
- It is adhered to your teeth
Is It A Heavy Process To Make Porcelain Crowns?
Many porcelain crowns do not cause pain if successfully placed by an experienced dentist. You will be under local anesthesia and medicated while your tooth or teeth are being prepared for crowning and while the crowns are applied.
After the first appointment is over and temporary crowns are placed, you may feel some sensitivity in your gingivas and around the temporary crown. You may feel discomfort due to the placement of permanent chromium. The procedure will be performed under local anesthetics and will not cause any major pain.
After the placement of the permanent crown, you may have some pain. After the crowns are attached, you need to stick to soft foods for a while, but there will be no significant or persistent pain.
Porcelain Crowns Vs Zirconium Crowns
Zirconium or zirconium metal crowns are another option that is common among dental crowns. Zirconium crowns are made of an opaque material similar to porcelain, although it is sometimes thought not to look as natural as porcelain.
Porcelain and zirconium crowns are produced by using similar techniques for processing and placing crowns. The stages of implementation are similar.
Zirconium crowns became popular a few decades ago. They contain about ninety percent zirconium oxide. Therefore, they are somewhat strong and resistant to crumbling, cracking and discoloration. They provide a natural look, but they are not as flexible and customizable as porcelain crowns.
Porcelain Crowns Vs Lumineers Veneers
Lumineer Veneers are thinner than porcelain crowns.
While applying porcelain crowns, the teeth are cut or chipped, thus making them smaller. However, during Lumineers Veneers, teeth are usually not carved or reduced. However, during Lumineers Veneers, a chipping or reduction process is generally not applied to the teeth.
Lumineers Veneers can be easily removed at the request of the patient.
Porcelain Crowns vs E-Max Veneers
During the construction of porcelain crowns, a metal infrastructure is used. However, E-max veneers do not contain any metal. Differently, they have an opaque substructure. They offer a more esthetic appearance because they do not contain any metal.
Since no metal substance is used in the e-max veneers, they are not used in grinder teeth located at the back of the mouth. They are more costly than metal-containing crowns.
Frequently Asked Questions
Porcelain dental crowns vary according to the treatment process, material quality. You can find out the average cost in the Treatment Summary table or Price List page below.
While decay does not develop on porcelain crowns and other dental crowns , you need to make sure your crowned teeth are properly cared for, including regular brushing and flossing. This care is the same as the care you apply to your normal teeth. If you do not apply proper dental hygiene, there may still be caries and tooth decay under porcelain or other type of crowns.
Especially if you regularly consume things like coffee and red wine, which tend to leave stains on natural teeth, you should remember that your crowns may be stained.
Teeth whitening products do not work in crowns, so if you want to whiten your crowned teeth, you will need to discuss this with your dentist and possibly replace or update your crown with white tooth caps.
|Attention: Each person is unique. Duration, planning and the result of the treatment can be different for everyone. The information given in the table are basic and average and it doesn’t represent fully accurate information for medical or scientific reliance.|
|Number Of Sessions||2|
|Duration Of Operation||30 Minutes|
|Duration Of Sensitivity||–|
|Persistence Of Results||Continuous|
|Price||2000- 2500 $|