Porcelain crowns are made with special material of porcelain which is highly durable and are composite in nature. These crowns are highly popular among the people as they have the ability to replicate the appearance and also the function of your original teeth and you will have a pearly white smile which would make another look at you in amazement.
These porcelain crowns are caps which help you cover the visible tooth that is repaired or has some problems within it and hence exposing them is not advisable. There are no instances of breakage, pitting and chipping in these crowns, which is essential in the long run. There are various types of crowns which you can choose according to your requirements.
Various Types Of Porcelain Crowns
These are glass like ceramic material crowns which are cast as feldspathic porcelain crown and are not baked. The perfect fit of this impress is so amazing that it makes a beautiful addition to your teeth. The colors of these crowns are usually baked and are easily available to all dentists.
The Procera Crown
This crown is made with milled ceramic material that makes it an excellent choice. The core or insides of the crown feature a milled porcelain look while the outer surface shows the traditional ceramic material. Procera is highly advantageous for dental crown as it is offers good amount of strength.
The ceramic core offers an opaque look to the crown which hinders the natural look of the crown. Also the crown is easy to attach as there is no need of bonding with the teeth. It can be attached by using bridge cement which makes sure that is this crown stays well cemented to the tooth.
This lava crown has the similar constituents of procera crown but it is much brighter and translucent when compared to its counterpart. Also these crowns can be fixed using traditional methods to fix using cement bridge. The good look of the crown is achieved owing to the outer layer which is baked to offer an aesthetic feel.
If you prefer to wear crowns which are natural with a translucent look then opting for zirconia porcelain crowns is the right choice.
They can be bonded to the teeth using the traditional bridge cement method or using a conventional type of dental cement and do not leave a black impression at your gum line.
Cerec is a material derived by milling a block made with the hard ceramic material. The significance of these crowns is that they are milled using the computer and not at a lab that deals with dentistry. This is made more immediately depending on the requirement.
This eliminates the need of second and third visits to the dentist and the need of a temporary crown to safeguard the teeth in between this period. As the material arrives from a single block the crown features a uniform color throughout. This factor makes it less preferable in cosmetic dentistry. Some dentists with artistic approach make use of satin cerec to make the front teeth more pleasing.