Enamel once destroyed will not grow back – if you have a weakened, cracked or damaged tooth, a crown may be your best answer to help restore the tooth’s function and avoid extraction.
Crowns act as armours to damaged and sensitive teeth.
Apart from restoring the function of your teeth, dental crowns can also be shaped and coloured to match your natural teeth.
Unlike dentures, dental crowns will not shift and are a lot more comfortable.
When well taken care of, crowns can last as long as 15 years.
|METAL-CONTAINING CROWNS||METAL-FREE CROWNS|
|MATERIAL||Metals||Porcelain-fused-to-metals||All ceramic or
|AESTHETICS||Uses gold alloy,
base-metal alloy, nickel
|Metal interior with a
|High strength ceramic/ porcelain||Zirconium oxide|
|AFTERCARE||Very strong||Strong||Very strong||Very strong|