Porcelain crowns are the most widely used indirect, or lab prepared tooth restorations, owing to their versatile and simple nature. They are cap-like structures that are placed over natural teeth to restore them to their ideal contour and functionality. They are custom-fabricated according to the needs of the patient, making them highly functional, and indistinguishable from natural teeth.
What are crowns made from?
Crowns are usually made from a variety dental-grade ceramics to achieve the best balance of strength and color. Dental ceramics can be customized as required to mimic the appearance of the adjacent teeth by matching shape, color and translucency. Further, the material is strong and highly durable, making all porcelain crowns last for a long time.