Why today's crowns are better than ever

For Dental Crowns… Ceramic Is Better, Says Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins

A dental crown can help give you a beautiful smile. So if you’re considering a tooth crown, give Dr. Jergins a call. He’ll let you know your best option for a crown and explain why he uses ceramic dental crowns for a more natural look. Crowns are often an excellent choice for stained teeth, crooked teeth, and chipped teeth. You might have more questions about crowns, starting with, what is a tooth crown, and how much do crowns cost?

We want to answer your questions about getting a crown so please read on, or call our Clearwater dental office at 727-791-8823.

Here is more about why Dr. Jergins chooses to use ceramic dental crowns:

The difference in an all ceramic crown and traditional porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns is night and day. Literally!

With a traditonal PFM (porcelain-fused-to-metal) crown, light will not pass through the restoration due to its metal component. This creates crowns that look like — well, like crowns. While this may not be a problem in back teeth, for front teeth these crowns can give an unnatural appearance to the smile.

An all-ceramic crown, on the other hand, allows light to pass through it just like natural teeth. The result is a smile that looks like nature made it. And unlike metal-containing crowns, all-ceramic crowns will never result in an unsightly black line around the gums.

For a smile that looks the way nature created it, choose all-ceramic crowns.

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