Porcelain Crowns - Las Vegas & Henderson NV
All ceramic or all porcelain crowns provide the best natural color match than any other dental crown type (also suitable for patients with metal allergies). Porcelain crowns are an excellent choice for front teeth where we want a more cosmetic outcome. All porcelain crowns are made using your own custom color to match your existing teeth. This allows your final result to be seemless and undetected. We use the finest, strongest, and most modern materials such as Procera and Emax porcelain crowns.
Are Porcelain Crowns Right For You?
Porcelain crowns have been a staple in cosmetic dentistry for years. It gives the dentist and patient a much more aesthetic appearance as a final product. In the past dental crowns and dental bridges were traditionally made of porcelain fused to metal (PFM). With the development of modern porcelain, which are incredibly strong and reflect light similar to natural teeth, full porcelain crowns can be used in most areas in which porcelain fused to metal crowns were used. This is especially true in a cosmetic area of the mouth.
Porcelain Crown Placement
Porcelain crowns are very versatile and used in many ways. The cosmetic enhancement use of porcelain crowns include, changing color of teeth, closing gaps between teeth, fixing teeth that are crooked or crowded, changing shape or size of teeth. Porcelain crowns are also used to cover and protect damaged teeth, (tooth that has a root canal, broken, cracked, large fillings), and to act as a new tooth in the case of dental implants. Their versatility gives the dentist a greater flexibility in using them to fix potential issues for the patient.
Porcelain Crowns Advantages
-No gray or black lines at the Gum Line of Teeth. These lines occur when the underlying framework is metal. If the gum tissue recedes it can expose that metal. This cannot happen with an all porcelain crown. -Perfect Fit. Porcelain crowns will fit so well you will even forget they are present. -Cosmetically Perfect Match. All porcelain crowns have the ability to match your existing shade of tooth color as well as mimic the light reflecting properties of your natural teeth. Porcelain crowns will be undetectable to anyone but you and your dentist. Dental porcelain can be shaped custom colored and sculpted to closely copy the look of your own natural tooth enamel. All the while providing the desired strength and resilience.