Tooth crowns are not all the same, and different types are mentioned here. Contact Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS – Dr. Dennis Wells at 105 Powell Ct Ste 101 Nashville, TN 37027. Make an appointment to determine which type of crown is right for you.
Feldspathic porcelain is the most common type used and is thought to be the most beautiful.
Empress tooth crown looks almost like glass although it’s ceramic.
Procera crown is a bit of a hybrid. It is made with a ceramic inside along with traditional porcelain on the outside and is very strong.
Lava crown is made with translucent Zirconia on the inside and looks beautiful due to a baked outside layer.
Zirconia crowns look very natural and do not reveal a black line that other crowns at the gum line.
Emax crowns are a popular current type.
These crowns are suitable for people who are allergic to metals.