Porcelain Crowns treatments take 7-10 days.
There is no need for remarkable recovery time after the porcelain crowns process. You can continue your daily routine immediately unless a local anesthetic is applied. Likewise, you can return to work the day after treatment, or even immediately after treatment.
Porcelain Crowns procedure has a success rate of 90-95%.
Porcelain crowns can be used for aesthetic reasons to correct colorless, shapeless teeth as well as tooth restorations used instead of damaged teeth. Crowns are placed on the teeth above the gum line, but they can also be placed on implants. They can be easily shaped and colored to fit the patient's natural teeth perfectly.
In this way, they offer minimum discomfort and maximum naturalness.
The first step to starting your Porcelain Crown process will be the online consultation phase. At this stage, our specialist will try to get to know you and your complaint closely to make sure you are a suitable candidate for porcelain crown treatment.
Your health history, allergies, medications you use, your ideas about the process, and your priority expectations from treatment are the most important data to determine the most appropriate treatment for you at this stage, and if this is porcelain crowns, the most suitable dentist / dental clinic for this.
The photo of your tooth/teeth that you have problems with or want to cover with porcelain crowns will be very useful to understand your eligibility during the online consultation phase.
At this stage, you have now made your decision for porcelain crowns and you want to consider the options. Therefore, we offer you our clinic or dentist options based on the dates that best suit you and your special requests, if any, and we expect you to choose one.
When you arrive at the dentist's office, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your dentist. He or she will ask you some questions to try to understand your expectations better and also make you understand what you should expect from your porcelain crowns treatment.
Your dentist will explain everything you need to know about dental crowns in general and porcelain crowns specifically and try to simulate the results as much as possible, in the order for you to feel ready and comfortable.
Before the porcelain crowns process begins, your dentist will conduct medical tests to make sure that you are in acceptable health status for the treatment. Every patient is required to undergo medical tests to ensure that nothing can hinder the success of the process and if any risk is obtained, dentists try to eliminate them first.
There will be 2 visits to complete the porcelain crowns application process. These are:
1. All-ceramic or All-Porcelain Dental Crowns (porcelain crowns vs ceramic): All-ceramic or all-porcelain crowns look so natural that they can hardly be distinguished from your teeth. Naturalness refers to all points: from the shape to the color to the gloss and transparency of the material.
While standard crowns consist of a metal framework and a plastic veneer, the higher-quality crowns are made entirely of ceramic.
2. Porcelain-Fused to Metal Dental Crowns: This type of crown offers a stronger bond than normal porcelain because it is connected to a metal structure. It is characterized by extreme durability.
3. Stainless Steel Dental Crowns: Stainless steel crowns are temporary metal crowns that are used to rebuild damaged teeth. They are often used in the back of the jaw. In some cases, they are also used in the front area.
4. Base Metal Alloys Dental Crowns: This type of crown is very resistant to corrosion and consists of very strong base metals. It may not be an advantageous dental crown type for those whose priority is natural appearance and it may also tend to develop an allergy.
Is the Porcelain Crowns Procedure Painful?
After the porcelain crown treatment, the pain is almost non-existent, but if it is felt, it can be relieved with standard pain medication.
How Durable Are Porcelain Crowns? How Long do Porcelain Crowns Last?
The durability period of porcelain crowns is 10 years on average; the most frequent reason for failure was a fracture of the ceramic.
What Are the Main Differences Between Dental Crowns and Dental Veneers?
Both crowns and veneers are dental restoration materials and use to cover an existing tooth to improve its appearance or function. The dental crown is used to strengthen a damaged tooth, while veneers are mainly used for cosmetic improvements.
Dental crowns cover the entire visible part of the tooth while the veneers are an ultra-thin layer produced to cover the front of a tooth.
Does Porcelain Crowns cost abroad affordable?
Yes, the procedure will be more affordable abroad and cost less in popular medical tourism locations like Turkey. But some factors affect the cost of the porcelain crown, like the clinics' location, the surgeon's experience, and the technique used.
Our team will dedicate their effort and time to help you choose the clinic best for you. Our goal is not just to find ‘a doctor’ for you, but to find ‘the right doctor’.