Choosing your Dental Crown
Dental Crowns are an investment for a better and healthier smile. When you have fractured teeth, extensive tooth decay, or had root canal treatment done, a tooth crown is likely to be placed after the involved tooth.
Depending on factors such as tooth placement in the mouth, patient’s expectations and goals, amount of tooth reduction, among other things, our dental professionals will be glad to walk you through our extensive selections for dental crowns so you can find the right one for you.
This is a modern dental crown composed of ceramic material and its main advantages are its superior aesthetic properties and the fact that our clinic can make an Emax crown for you in just one appointment. Due to CAD/CAM technology readily available in our treatment room, our skilled dentists can do tooth reduction and immediately proceed with 3D imaging of your tooth for fabrication of the crown.
This is highly recommended for patients who would like their treatment time to be greatly reduced, especially those who have a busy lifestyle.
This is also a full ceramic crown with an excellent natural appearance. As this can be made thin, this is the recommended material of choice for patients with an involved tooth that has almost no damage to preserve most of the natural tooth structure.
However, due to the thin material, it is not advised to be placed in a tooth that will need to withstand heavy biting forces such as molars as this may fracture during stress.
Porcelain Fused to Metal
The aesthetic properties of the porcelain shell and the incredible durability and strength of the metal base is the main benefit of porcelain fused to metal crowns.
However, with the two materials over each other, this crown will need a significant amount of tooth to be removed for it to fit perfectly.
Gold is ideal material and is considered to be the most biocompatible so you will have no problems with irritation to the gums and other soft tissues of the mouth. This also has excellent strength at par with the natural tooth so this is mostly used for molar dental crowns Parramatta.
However, the colour of this crown is its main disadvantage as it is unsightly when placed among natural teeth.