What Are Dental Crowns Made of?

What Are Dental Crowns Made of?

The dental crown materials are various. Aesthetics, strength and durability of materials such as porcelain or zirconium, turned common restorations in restorations with natural look and hardly noticeable.

Types of Dental Crown Materials

  • Ceramic Crowns

    They are extremely beautiful and the best choice for a final cosmetic result because of the color and translucency, which mimics natural tooth appearance. There are ceramic materials, like zirconium and Empress 2, which resist better to the  chew pressure. Ceramic crowns offer you the smile of your dreams.

  • Porcelain Fused to Metal

    These crowns have a metal support structure and the outside made of porcelain. Porcelain gives the desired aesthetic appearance, and metal structure ensures durability. These hybrid crowns, porcelain fused to metal, can be used to replace missing teeth in any part of the mouth, either in front or in back.

  • Gold Crowns

    Generally, the material composition uses gold alloys, copper and other metals, which are perfect for powerful results. Gold is extremely resistant and it has the smallest reactivity compared with other metals. It is also very tender with the opposite teeth and it is particularly suitable for molar crowns. From the aesthetic point of view, gold crows are betrayed by color, we can say that stand out.

  • Silver Crowns

    The material is composed by noble metal alloys looking silver, resulting high strength crowns and gentle with opposing teeth. From the aesthetic point of view, as gold crowns, silver crowns are visible and can not have tooth color.