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Dental Crowns

Prosthetic Crowns at Studfield Dental Group

Do I need a Dental Crown? | Dental Crowns at Studfield Dental

You are a candidate for dental crowns if you for any of the reasons below, need to replace or restore your tooth or multiple teeth:

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      • Cracked, broken or fractured teeth:

        If your teeth have been damaged due to breakage, custom-made crowns can help to protect from further damage, while restoring their function and aesthetics.

      • Missing teeth:

        Missing teeth can be replaced by dental implants which are then covered with crowns to completely replace and restore the empty space created by the missing tooth, while also restoring aesthetics and functionality such as speech and chewing.

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Types of Dental Crowns | Crowns at Studfield Dental

There are different materials we can use to make your dental crown, to bring about the best results customized for your individual case.

All Ceramic or Porcelain crowns

Purely ceramic or porcelain crowns are made of aluminous porcelain material or pure zirconia or both, which provides superior strength and aesthetics. It has recently become the most favored of all types of dental prosthesis, as it has the benefits of good strength and the most natural resemblance to the enamel of your teeth, looking like your very own tooth. These too require about 1mm deduction circumferentially and 1.5mm occlusally of your tooth structure to be removed, as they can become brittle in thinner or unsupported areas.

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Full metal crowns

These are made completely of metal, usually with palladium, cobalt and nickel, and are usually chosen for the most posterior teeth which don’t show much when you smile or speak as they are fully metal colored. They are quite conservative and don’t require much cutting of your tooth to be fabricated, usually just 0.5mm in thickness. Their main purpose is to bring back the functionality of your tooth that you use for chewing and at the same time, help to restore its resilience to fracture if your tooth has been severely compromised.

Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM)

Not preferred option any longer but still has a place in dentistry. These crowns have a metal base and a porcelain cover, combining

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To Restore Your Smile, Call Our Team
Crowns at Studfield Dental
03 - 9887 - 0888
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