What is a dental crown? Dental crown material

Structure of porcelain crown

Porcelain is currently a popular dental restorative method with a variety of choices such as porcelain teeth wrap, metal teeth wrap, etc,…To help the goods better understand this method, Platinum Dental will specifically introduce customers to the types of crowns and other relevant information in the article below!

 What are porcelain crowns? How many types of dental crown material are at Platinum Dental
What are porcelain crowns? How many types of dental crown material are at Platinum Dental

What is a dental crown?

Porcelain is a tooth prosthesis method that uses dental crown materials such as safe alloys or dental porcelain to grind into the right shape and size. Besides, there are colors like the current teeth color of each individual. Considered a covering with an empty intestine will be an effective tooth protection barrier and provide high aesthetics. 

For the crowning method, Your doctor will grind your tooth tissue to make a pulp and mount the porcelain teeth on top to restore the teeth as well as ensure the chewing function of the jaw and Bring aesthetics to the teeth. So this is a pretty invasive method of tooth tissue.

Cases that are often required to take porcelain teeth are chipped teeth with a large patch, Heavy worm teeth, porcelain teeth wrap is the perfect choice to protect the structure of the remaining teeth and make the smile more beautiful.

As is known, there are different types of crowns such as metal porcelain crowns, composite crowns, and metal mixed crowns – plastic or metal crowns. But overall, the structure of the crown consists of 2 main parts: the inner ribs and the outer enamel.

  • Inner frame: crafted to shape porcelain crowns, this frame must be hard and durable, for mounting porcelain teeth fixed on the pulp, to avoid moving porcelain crowns while chewing. Usually made of metal or fully porcelain.
  • The outer porcelain wrap: The layer that surrounds and covers the ribs. These porcelain layers are aesthetically pleasing so they need to be made in the shape of the tooth at the position of the dental crown material crown.
Structure of porcelain crown
Structure of porcelain crown

What are the advantages of porcelain crowns?

The texture of the hollow porcelain crown is easy to fit into the real tooth pulp and is fixed by a specialized dental adhesive.

The main effect of this dental restorative method is to restore function, size, and shape to the teeth while improving the aesthetics of the teeth. Specifically, some of the effects this method has included:

  • Incorrect tooth adjustment of bite joints such as misleading teeth, apical teeth…
  • Cover the dull, yellowing teeth and make the teeth white, and brighter.
  • Good protection of teeth that have taken marrow or severe damage.
  • Support porcelain bridge and implant Implant reshaping lost teeth.
  • In addition, porcelain teeth also help protect real teeth from external agents such as food, beverages, and bacteria … that do not affect the surface of the teeth, causing enamel wear.

If the teeth are completely lost, create space in the mouth. At the same time, the surrounding teeth gradually move, shove and rotate into these gaps which can lead to joint bites, thereby adversely affecting eating. Even entails bone degradation in jaw disorders and temporomandibular joints. Therefore, at this time the option to replace teeth such as porcelain teeth wrap and implants to fill the gap.

How many types of dental crown material options?

Dental crown material has a 2-part texture, an inner rib layer, and an outer enamel. Most crowns are combined from gold, silver, or other alloys, PFM, porcelain mixtures such as zirconia and porcelain…Each type of material offers its advantages.

Metal porcelain crown

This is the first line of porcelain teeth and has been around for a long time. This tooth has a rib frame structure made of dental crown material such as the Ni-Cr-Ti, Ni-Cr, or Cr-Co alloys and covers an outer coloring porcelain layer. This is the lowest-cost porcelain crown, made up of Chromium alloy Nickel or Chromium Coban. The durability of metal porcelain crowns ranges from 3 to 5 years.


  • The bearing is quite good, helping the sick to chew firmly, restoring almost real teeth function.
  • The outer surface is covered with thin porcelain so the teeth are naturally colored, enhancing the aesthetics of the smile.
  • Low cost of treatment.


  • Metal porcelain crowns are prone to darkening in the neck of the teeth close to the gum line.
  • If the light is passed, it is easy to see the metallic black inside the porcelain teeth.
  • Increased risk of soft tissue irritation in the oral cavity
Metal porcelain crown
Metal porcelain crown

Dental Composite Crowns

Composite tooth wrap is a handicapped, handicapped method of choice. This is a method of using a composite material with the appropriate shape and thickness to paste on the teeth, quickly covering the imperfections that cause aesthetic loss. This applies to defective teeth, teeth with oral pathology, … To restore body and structure, perfect function for teeth, Helping teeth and aesthetics ensure eating and chewing as well as real teeth

Cost savings: This is a simple and quick porcelain surface embankment technique. Therefore the low cost is aimed at mid-range customer subjects and porcelain tooth wrap cannot be performed because of the high cost.

Cost savings: This is a simple and quick porcelain surface embankment technique. Therefore the low cost is aimed at mid-range customer subjects and porcelain tooth wrap cannot be performed because of the high cost.

All-porcelain crown

This type of crown has an inner rib made of 100% bio-porcelain, with no metal composition. The lifespan of a porcelain crown can be up to 10 – 20 years. This is the most quality porcelain crown today, with high aesthetics and superior durability. Therefore, porcelain teeth are applied in many different prostheses, especially full jaw porcelain covers.


  • The color of the porcelain crown is transparent, naturally bright white like real teeth, ensuring optimal aesthetics.
  • No lacing black phenomenon occurs when optical projection.
  • Highly biocompatible with gums, safe and suitable for all muscles.
  • The porcelain crown is 5 times more resistant to real teeth, making it comfortable for patients to enjoy their favorite food.
  • Able to resist acid corrosion, reduce soft tissue irritation, limit bad breath, and periodontitis, and give faster prosthetic effect.
What is a dental crown?
What is a dental crown?

How much do dental crown materials cost?

How much dental crown material costs depend on the type of porcelain teeth selected, as well as the specific policy of each dentistry. At Platinum Dental, porcelain tooth price lists are publicly transparent, clear, and packaged for the entire process, Commit not to incur any other charges. Customers can refer to the porcelain tooth price list at Platinum Dental below:

  Titan (CeramCo/Vita) 2.500.000 đ/Tooth
  Vita Zirconia (USA) 6.000.000 đ/Tooth
  Cercon Zirconia (Germany) 8.000.000 đ/Tooth
  Lava 3M (USA) 10.000.000 đ/Tooth
  Zolic (Swiss) 15.000.000 đ/Tooth
Inlay, Onlay Ceramic (E. Max) 6.000.000 đ/Tooth

Price list of dental crown material at Platinum Dental