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Different Types of Crowns

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0 | January 22nd, 2016

If you have a cavity that brought decay to a tooth, or a tooth has been damaged otherwise, than a crown may be called for. There are many types of crowns, including metal, porcelain, and porcelain fused to metal. Each type has its own advantages. Let’s review.

Porcelain Crowns

Porcelain crowns offer the most natural look for your tooth. Best of all, porcelain crowns can be made using same-day technology.

The benefits of a ceramic crown.

Porcelain crowns provide a better color match to your natural teeth. This is why most dentists and patients prefer this type of crown. Also, porcelain crowns are a great choice for people that may have rare instances of metal allergies.

Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown

Porcelain fused to metal crowns boast durability and aesthetics. As the term suggests, porcelain fused to metal crowns consist of a metal interior shell that is fused to an outer layer of porcelain.

Advantages of porcelain fused to metal crowns.

Porcelain fused to metal crowns offer the strength and durability of metal with the natural look of porcelain.

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