Several different materials are commonly used to restore a patient’s teeth, such as composite resin, porcelain fused to metal, and more. Porcelain restorations, however, have become increasingly popular to use in restorative dentistry thanks to a variety of benefits the material offers.
What Are Porcelain Restorations?Porcelain restorations include a variety of different types of tooth restorations that are made from 100% porcelain.
The Advantages of Choosing Porcelain for Your Tooth Restorations
Strength and LongevityWhen you think of porcelain, you probably think of fragile knick-knacks and teacups. The material, however, is surprisingly strong. When used in dental restorations, porcelain can withstand just as much pressure as your natural teeth, and this makes it an effective and long-lasting choice of material for dental restorations.
Versatile Treatment ApplicationsPorcelain can be used to manufacture a variety of different tooth restorations including:
Porcelain is also commonly used to make veneers. Although porcelain veneers are not classified as dental restorations, they are a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment.