When the enamel must be removed due to extensive damage, a crown that completely covers the tooth is used for best protection and strength. These crowns have the beauty of natural teeth or veneers.
There are many choices for porcelain crowns or “caps” in modern dentistry. Crowns can be lined with gold for strength or an all-porcelain, metal free crown may be used.
Before Porcelain Crown
The unsightly black line at the gumline will not happen with either method due to the new technology available. The choice will be customized for you based on many factors such as durability, function, and beauty.
The office procedure and laboratory time is similar to the porcelain veneer process. If you have badly broken down teeth or old crowns, this new technology can give you natural, brighter teeth.
After Porcelain Crown