All about Ceramic Teeth | Dental Crown

Dental crowns are known as cap that surround your severely damaged tooth. Dental crowns are restore the strength the appearance of your tooth. Metal free ceramic teeth are tooth coloured restorative material for aesthetic purpose. It is a highly biocompatible restorative material. They are made up of translucent porcelain, they reflect light and look almost exactly like natural teeth. 

Indications for Ceramic Teeth:

1. Anterior crowns and bridges

2. Veneers

3. Inlays

4. Onlays

5. Single missing tooth

6. Posterior bridges

Advantages of Ceramic Teeth:

1. Highly esthetic

2. Biocompatible

3. Durable

4. Moderately flexural strength

5. Supreme quality

6. Excellent marginal fit

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All about Ceramic Teeth | Dental Crown

7. Tooth preparation is minimal as compared to porcelain fused to metal

8. Reduces plaque accumulation because of smooth surfaces

9. Suitable for patients having metal allergies

10. Comes in variety of shades suitable for every individual

11. Celebration is very quick and easy reducing the chair side time and reducing patients frequent dental visits

12. Minimally invasive 

Disadvantages of Ceramic Teeth:

1. Weaker in posterior segments

2. Fracture incidence is more 

3. Wear of opposing enamel

4. Repairs are almost impossible / not acceptable 

5. Not suitable for immediate loading implants

Dental Veneers Cost in India comparison chart:

ProceduresRoyal Dental($)USA($)UK(£)
Consulting with X-rays$50$1000£ 850
Root Canal$295/tooth$800/tooth£200/tooth
SAPTeeth Crown$450/tooth$1500/tooth£1300/tooth

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Dental ceramics are biocompatible, tooth coloured restorative material used specially for designing anterior crowns and bridges, veneers in order to enhance the smile of an individual. When ceramic is layered onto the zirconia coping, its strength decreases. When it is subjected to high occlusal forces, it leads to fracture or chipping. It allows spontaneous crack propagations resulting in a fracture with little occlusal loading particularly over long periods. Any blow to the restoration due to a fall, a fight, road accidents or sports accident can also result in immediate fracture of metal free ceramics.

Occlusal interference also play a major role in fracture of metal free ceramics. Any premature contact in centric and eccentric movements generate increased localized stresses in the porcelain. These stresses create cracks which lead to chipping fracture of surface porcelain. Metal free ceramic restorations are exposed to small alternating forces during mastication. Such repeated loading may lead to fatigue of the restoration.

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