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Affordable Porcelain fused to metal crown in Bangalore

Porcelain fused to metal crowns are commonly used and the most preferred type of dental crown because it provides both strength (due to the metal substructure) and aesthetics (due to the porcelain coat that mimics the natural tooth color over the underlying metal coping).

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Advantages

  • Good esthetics
  • Porcelain fused to metal crowns are color matched to your adjacent teeth so it looks like your natural tooth
  • Strong and durable
  • Affordable
  • Good choice for both front and back teeth
  • The material used is Biologically acceptable and non-irritant to the periodontal tissues

Disadvantages

  • The metal can show through the gum line, leaving an unpleasant dark line at the base of the crown (near the gums)
  • Very rarely, the crown’s outer portion of the porcelain layer may chip off
  • Amount of tooth reduction required is more as it consists of  two layers that is metal layer and ceramic layer
  • Not suitable for individuals with metal allergies
  • For people who clench or grind their teeth, this type of crown may wear down easily due to the friction between the opposite tooth.

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