First of all, let’s review why a crown is needed, in the first place. A crown provides both structural and cosmetic benefits to a tooth which:
A dental crown will improve the appearance and function of a tooth that has lost most of its outer structure. Some crowns are made entirely of gold, some of a combination of metals, and others of metal with a porcelain covering.
What about the more esthetically-pleasing all-white crowns?
Benefits of White Cosmetic Crowns
The white crowns are usually made of porcelain, can last a long time, and are preferred by many patients for the following reasons:
Some all-white crowns are made of zirconia, which is actually a biocompatible-crystal. These crowns are especially indicated for protecting teeth from the effects of bruxism, or tooth grinding, because of their high-strength quality.
With advances being made in the dental field on a daily basis, it’s smart to stay informed of the latest technologies offered. The best way you can do this is by visiting your dentist to ask which type of crown meets your needs.
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