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Porcelain Crowns

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Porcelain crowns are a very popular dental treatment used for both cosmetic and health reasons. A crown is a type of dental reconstruction used to treat the teeth for problems like: chips, cracks, decay or cavities. Dental crowns are highly adaptable solutions that can offer a natural look and protect the already severely damaged teeth from decay. Through this restorative and cosmetic procedure, the dentist can help you obtain a beautiful confident smile.

Porcelain Crowns Candidates

Patients with severely damaged teeth which cannot be treated through traditional fillings can opt for this treatment.
Porcelain crowns can treat and fix teeth defects like:
• Teeth discoloration;
• Cracked or chipped teeth;
• Misaligned and unequal teeth;
• Weakened teeth;
• Severely decayed teeth;
• Bite misalignment;
• Infected teeth;
• Weak teeth structure after a root canal treatment.

Am I Suitable for Porcelain Crowns?

After a thorough examination, the dentist will be able to tell if porcelain crowns are the best option for a patient. This treatment is not recommended for patients with severe gum problems.

Preparing for Porcelain Crowns

Before going to their first dentist appointment, patients should prepare their dental records and a list of questions they may have for the dentist. Also it is recommended to have a clear image of their expectations and check with the dentist if they are attainable. An important aspect of preparation for dental crowns is to get informed about the costs of the procedure and to choose the type of treatment that is affordable for you.

How is Porcelain Crowns Performed?

Before a porcelain crown procedure, the dentist needs to examine and diagnose the patient’s teeth. Additional tests like x-rays may be requested in order to have a broader view over a patient’s bone structure and to localize possible infections. After establishing the cause of the problem and the overall condition of the patient’s oral health, the dentist will be able to tell if porcelain crowns are the best option for the patient. Also, the patient can choose the crown material according to their financial resources, durability, appearance and other criteria. The first step of porcelain crown process is treating, shaping and preparing the damaged tooth. The next step is taking the patient’s impressions in order to execute the crown. Finally, the porcelain crown will be placed on the entire surface of the tooth starting from the gum. This entire procedure is done under local or general anesthesia.

Porcelain Crowns Summary

Anesthesia

Local or General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

No need for hospital stay

Number of Trips Abroad

1

Back to Sports

immediately

Duration of Operation

30 to 60 minutes

Minimum Stay

30 to 60 minutes

Back to Work

immediately

Porcelain Crowns Recovery

No recovery period is associated with porcelain crowns procedure but depending on the anesthesia and sedation option, the patient may need to avoid driving or activities that require attention for a couple of hours. After the treatment, patients may return to their normal daily activities.

Porcelain Crowns Risks and Complications

Porcelain Crowns can involve some risks and complications:
• Bleeding;
• Infection;
• Increased sensitivity;
• Nerve damage;
• Tooth decay;
• Repair or replacement procedure;
• A darker coloration of the gum;
• Crown displacement.

Porcelain Crowns Side Effects

Porcelain crowns are associated with the following (temporary) side effects:
• Bleeding gums;
• Infections;
• Tooth sensitivity;
• Reactions to anesthesia.

Porcelain Crowns Success Rates

Porcelain crowns are highly successful in restoring and dramatically improve the appearance of damaged teeth.

Before and After Porcelain Crowns

Before starting the procedure, the dentist may perform other treatments like removing the decay, root canal procedure or tooth extraction. After the porcelain crown treatment, it is recommended to avoid smoking for a period. Maintaining a good oral hygiene is crucial in order to keep the effects of porcelain crowns procedure.
Esthetic and health benefits of porcelain crowns:
• Whitening and protecting the tooth;
• Improved self-confidence;
• Durability;
• Better teeth support;
• Improved ability to chew and drink;
• Enhanced appearance;
• Aligned bite;
• Improved dental hygiene.

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Porcelain Crowns Cost

Average Porcelain Crowns costs are € 266, based on Porcelain Crowns prices from 42 clinics. Cheapest Porcelain Crowns cost is € 150 where Porcelain Crowns prices can go up to € 483.

Porcelain Crowns prices vary greatly depending on the clinic and the location. For example, Porcelain Crowns in Turkey is a popular option where Porcelain Crowns costs as low as € 150. You can also find Porcelain Crowns clinics in Spain starting from € 300. Porcelain Crowns in Hungary is another popular option where prices start from € 199.

Please note that the Porcelain Crowns prices listed on FlyMedi are the average price for Porcelain Crowns procedures. Clinics may ask you to provide them with specific information about your medical condition in order to provide you a detailed cost estimate for Porcelain Crowns procedures. To receive a personalized Porcelain Crowns quote, please click HERE.

Porcelain Crowns FAQ

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From which materials I can choose when I am considering a dental crown?

The dentist may present you the following options for your dental crown: metal crowns, porcelain crowns, all-ceramic crowns, porcelain fused to metal crowns, stainless still crowns and solid zirconia crowns.

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What is the longevity of porcelain crowns?

With a proper oral care and regular visits to your dentist, you porcelain crown may last up to 15 years.

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What is the cost of a porcelain crown?

The cost may vary depending on the location and the complexity of your case. It is recommended to take into consideration also additional assessments like x-rays or other dental evaluations. The cost for a treatment and dental crown materials may very between 400 to 2500 Euros per tooth.