The History of Ceramic Crowns

Ceramic Crowns Ceramic crowns are a customizable method of dental restoration that completely covers or caps the teeth being treated. These ceramics may be attached directly to the enamel of the tooth, or to a metal implant that is placed into the structure of the tooth itself. While these crowns may be made from a number of materials depending on the specific situation, ceramic crowns have long been one of the standards of dental care. Ceramic materials such as porcelain, pressed ceramics or feldspathic porcelain are all used due to their strength and similar appearance to dental enamel. These crowns are used to provide additional strength to weakened teeth, to prevent further damage in teeth that have already decayed, and to improve the appearance of damaged teeth. They are produced through a complex and detailed procedure that … [Read more...]