What material will be used for the crown?

by Dr. James Springer 8. November 2013 15:04

Dr. James Springer

The type of material used for the crown will depend on where the tooth is located in your mouth, the color of the tooth and the amount of natural tooth remaining.  A front tooth that affects appearance, for instance, most likely will be restored with a porcelain or a porcelain-fused-to-metal crown.  When a back tooth has been badly fractured or decayed, a gold or porcelain-fused-to-metal crown may be used.  Your dentist will discuss these options with you.

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