Dental Crowns Restorations with All Ceramic Crowns Phuket Dental Signature dental clinic
DENTAL CROWNS TREATMENTS
WHAT IS Dental Crowns?
A crown is a restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth. A crown is sometimes known as a 'cap'.
Benefits of Dental Crowns
Dental crowns in general help to protect a weak tooth (for instance, from decay ) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth and to restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down
Types of Dental Crowns
Crowns can be made of a variety of different materials
1) All ceramic Crowns
Dental crowns that provide better natural color match than any other crown type and may be more suitable for people with metal allergies. All-ceramic crowns can be used for front and back teeth.
- IPS Empress Crowns
- Cercon Crowns
2) Metal crown
Include alloys that have a high content of gold or platinum, or base-metal alloys. The metal crowns differs with percentage of gold within the metal base alloy . The higher the gold content, the more adaptable the crowns.
3) Porcelain fused to Metal Crowns
Porcelain fused to metal alloy crowns or PFM crowns consists of an outer porcelain surface with a internal metal alloy base.