Are you about to restore your tooth with a dental crown? If so, our dentist, Dr. William G. Kaylakie, is happy to tell you about the different types of dental crowns available so you can choose which one is best for you and your smile. The most common dental crowns used today include:
-Ceramic crowns: These crowns are often used for teeth that are visible in the smile because they match the natural color of your teeth. They are made of porcelain and offer natural-looking results.
-Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns: These crowns are like ceramic crowns, but they are stronger. This is because they are connected to a metal structure, which provides a better bond. These crowns also provide a natural-looking result.
-Gold alloy crowns: These crowns are made of a mix of gold, copper, and other types of metals. These crowns have a very strong bond with the tooth and they are very durable. In fact, they rarely fracture and they don’t wear away the tooth.
-Base metal alloy crowns: These crowns are made of non-noble metals. These metals are highly resistant to corrosion and they make the crown very strong and durable. These crowns also require the least amount of tooth removal before placing the restoration.
If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about dental crowns in Austin, Texas, please reach out to William G. Kaylakie DMD at 512-831-5887 when you have the chance. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to hearing from you!