What are Ceramic Crowns?
A crown is a fixed prosthetic device that is cemented onto an existing tooth or implant.
They are most commonly used to cover an implant or a damaged tooth. Crowns are also used to improve the appearance and shape of your teeth.
All-ceramic dental crowns (or simply ceramic crowns) are crowns made completely of a glass-like substance like porcelain. Compounds containing other materials are also common. The substances used for crowns resemble the appearance of natural teeth, making them very popular.
What are the Advantages of Crowns?
Ceramic crowns have a lot going for them. Consider the following:
Are Ceramic Crowns the Right Choice for Me?
If the appearance of your tooth is a concern for you, then a ceramic crown is a good option to consider. Because of the level of translucency and specialization, we can apply to them; they can copy the luster of your natural teeth. This is especially important for front teeth, which show prominently.
There are also situations that require strong crowns, such as:
Situations like these, we can make ceramic crowns with exceptional strength characteristics.
What Problems can Develop with Crowns?
There are a few complications about crowns that we want our patients to know about:
How Long Do Crowns Last?
Crowns are designed to last a lifetime if they are properly cared for, but sometimes they can loosen or fall out. Avoid chewing hard foods or objects such as ice or pens, as this can damage the crown. The best thing you can do to preserve your crowns is to take good care of your teeth. Brush and floss your teeth twice a day and come in for dental appointments and tooth cleanings once every 6 months.
If you would like more information about crowns, give us a call at (662) 598-0155.
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