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Porcelain crowns are long lasting covers that simulate the anatomy of the tooth to give a better appearance. There are 2 types: the metal-porcelain crown and zirconium or alumina porcelain crown. The difference is that the ceramic composite based on zirconium or alumina is a harder core than metal and is white.
Porcelain crowns are contraindicated in patients with:
In a first session the aspect of the patient's mouth is studied by taking impressions. Then the dentist begins to reduce the teeth in height (under anesthesia) so the crowns are parallel and to remove cavities, stains, and defective enamel and a temporary crown is placed. Once the porcelain crowns are designed, after 7 days, if the porcelain crown fits perfectly they are permanently cemented.
Porcelain crowns are long-term pieces as long as they are properly fitted and the dentist's indications are followed. They are harder and stronger than the teeth themselves.
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No, usually they don't cause any problems or are rejected by patients.
Porcelain crowns are pieces of long duration, the results last about 10 - 12 years if they are properly fitted and the dentist's indications are followed.
Treatment is painless, anesthesia is used at the time of thinning the teeth.
Must wait a minimum time for complete hardening cementitious material.
First we recommend a tooth whitening treatment. If not, veneers or porcelain crowns are a good option.
No, quite the opposite. Porcelain crowns do not retain bacterial plaque which will help maintain good dental health.
If a porcelain crown falls, simply cemented back, if it breaks up, it will be necessary to design a new one.
Tooth whitening or porcelain veneers are some alternatives.
Not necessarily. Porcelain crowns can be placed either on natural teeth and dental implants.
How much does a porcelain crown cost abroad? The price for dental crowns in Argentina may vary according to the needs and requirements of each patient. Please fill in the form below to contact us and get your free quote!
Our prices includes: pre and post surgery consultations and controls; dentist's fees; crowns supplies and disposable materials. Bilingual assistant, accommodation and transfers are optional. Prescribe medication after surgery is not included. No hidden fees!
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Written by Nicolás Cozzarin, DDS
Last update: 30/08/2022
Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctors opinion.
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