Full Porcelain Crowns

What is Full Porcelain Crowns?

Full porcelain dental veneer is one of the options that offers the closest visual aesthetic solution to natural teeth with its light transmittance feature among smile design procedures. There is no zirconium or metal infrastructure in full porcelain teeth , which are made entirely of ceramic . Porcelain obtained by compression under high pressure is often preferred in the restoration of anterior teeth, considering the resistance value . They may not be able to withstand the chewing force of the posterior teeth.

In Which Situations Can Full Porcelain Crowns Be Preferred?

  • In tooth discoloration that develops due to drug use or structural reasons and cannot be achieved with whitening application.
  • In spaced teeth
  • Worn teeth
  • In deformed teeth
  • In cases where it is necessary to remove previously applied metal-based coatings

What are the Advantages of Full Porcelain Crowns?

  • They reflect light very well. With these features, they provide a natural and aesthetic appearance.
  • They do not harm the tooth tissue
  • They do not pose a danger to the gums.
  • They have a smooth and shiny surface.
  • It is a durable and robust solution option for anterior teeth.
  • Plaque formation is rare.
  • It provides the most aesthetic visuality among other dental coatings.

What are the Disadvantages of Full Porcelain Crowns?

The advantages of Full Porcelain teeth can turn into a disadvantage in some critical errors. The application, which is accepted as the most aesthetic procedure of smile aesthetics; If the material is of poor quality, has not undergone a rigorous laboratory process, is not applied skillfully, the desired and expected results cannot be achieved. The cost in terms of price may not be considered a disadvantage, considering the maximum satisfaction to be obtained.

How is Full Porcelain Dental Veneer Performed?

In smile design procedures , patients want to know and see what kind of image they will get after the procedure. In this regard, it is important that the clinic to be selected has digital technological opportunities . First of all, taking the face and teeth photos of the patients and transferring them to the digital environment is advantageous in terms of planning in accordance with the facial contour and creating a clear picture in the patient’s mind. After this stage, the patient continues the process more confidently and clearly. Full Porcelain Veneer procedure flow is as follows:

  • Local anesthesia is applied to the area to be treated.
  • Teeth are shaped to be ready for full porcelain tooth veneer.
  • For the coating, the size of the tooth is taken and sent to the laboratory.
  • Temporary teeth are attached to the patient so that the patient can comfortably overcome the preparation process of the veneer in the laboratory environment.
  • After rehearsals and color tone selection, the patient is fitted with new teeth.

The treatment process for full porcelain teeth is completed in about 2 weeks.

What is the Healing Process After Full Porcelain Veneer?

The procedure, which will take place under anesthesia, can be overcome painlessly. After the procedure, patients can eat, work, and continue their other daily activities. Sensitivity may be felt in the first days. This situation is expected to be temporary. If it persists, the dentist should be informed. Oral care should be done regularly, teeth should not be brushed harshly. All complaints that are observed to develop due to the procedure must be shared with the dentist.


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Full Porcelain Dental Veneer the Same as Porcelain Lamina ?

Full porcelain dental veneer and porcelain lamina is that porcelain laminates, also known as leaf porcelain, are applied only to the front surfaces of the teeth. In the full porcelain tooth coating procedure , all surfaces of the tooth are covered and full protection is provided.

Is there a color change in Full Porcelain Dental Veneer?

One of the biggest advantages of the application is that it keeps its color and does not stain. Over time, the stains that may occur due to excessive use of tobacco products can be easily removed by the dentist and the teeth will return to their original state.