A crown is an artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth. A crown is sometimes known as a ‘cap’.
Crowns are used to repair teeth damaged by decay or trauma. Porcelain crowns can restore up to 98% of the use of a damaged tooth and 100% of its appearance.
Porcelain crowns are now more popular because they are more aesthetically pleasing and depending on what exactly they’re made from, can be equally strong and durable. Porcelain crowns are often to replace unsightly metal crowns.
The E-max crown is a type of all-ceramic crown which is preferred for its longer lasting, aesthetic qualities. They are wrong duel to their highly attractive appearance which ensures that they compliment the rest of the teeth.
It is a translucent colour which is combined with extra strength and durability
- Improvement of the colour and the shape of the tooth
- They provide the best protection to a heavily broken tooth
- Crowns have proven to last longer than any other restoration