The most common crown restoration placed today utilizes a metal lining covered with porcelain.
These types of restorations are not as natural in appearance because light is not able to pass through porcelain-metal crowns as it does with a natural tooth. The result is an opaque or flat-looking tooth.
Often, these types of traditional crowns leave a dark or gray line next to the gumline. Our talented team of cosmetic dentists is proud to offer a natural looking alternative: all-ceramic, non-metal crowns!
With these newer restorations you will notice the
appearance that mimics natural teeth and does not produce the black gumline so common with porcelain-metal crowns.
You might be a candidate for dental crown for a variety of reasons
- To restore a tooth to its original shape.
- To strengthen a tooth.
- To improve the cosmetic appearance of a tooth.
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