Dental crowns can be made from materials such as porcelain or metal. Metal crowns are less susceptible to breakage and include metals like gold alloy, silver or nickel. Porcelain crowns are more close to a tooth’s natural color, making them ideal for front teeth. At Alexandria Center of Dentistry, our Alexandria best dental office usually uses porcelain for crowns, as they best match teeth.
However, porcelain crowns can create more wear and tear on the surrounding teeth than metal fillings do, and tend to be more prone to breakage. Depending on the type needed, the state of the tooth and the patient’s preference, different crowns may be used for each individual case. Depending on the type of material used, the crown may take a longer time to fabricate. CEREC crowns are made from one solid block of resin. There is no need to wear a temporary crown or to have to wait for one to be created. With CEREC crowns, our computers digitally photograph the tooth and use an automated design system to create a match to the tooth’s shape, size and color. Both CEREC and regular crowns are strong and durable and last for many years with proper care taken. Our Alexandria best dental office is experienced in making both regular and CEREC crowns. Some crowns are fabricated off site in a laboratory.
.At Glogas Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we specialize in creating dental and CEREC crowns for patients. Crowns cover broken or cracked teeth, and CEREC crowns are a revolutionary new type of dental crown that can be used to give patients a more beautiful smile. CEREC dental crowns are custom made crowns that can be fabricated in our offices by our dentist in Fort Wayne Indiana. Crowns can be used to protect teeth after a root canal. Crowns are also used to protect and cover dental implants or to cover anchor teeth that support bridges.