Dental Crowns Abroad – Materials

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If your teeth are broken, cracked or damaged, cheap dental crowns in Poland are a great solution for you. Crowns will restore your damaged teeth, as a result of which you will be able to eat, smile and talk normally. There is a wide range of materials used for the creation of cheap dental crowns in Poland. You can choose the most appropriate crown for yourself that will surely be within your price range. Below, you can familiarize yourself with crown materials available in Poland, as well as their prices.

Metal dental crown Poland

Metal is the strongest material for crowns, so metal crowns abroad are exceptionally durable and resistant to chipping or breaking. Metal based alloys are very strong, although usually contain non-noble metals. Patients having metal crowns can eat normally, even extremely hard food. These cheap crowns in Poland are composed of a mixture of metals, e.g. chromium, gold or nickel. Their huge advantage is the fact that a minimal interference with a tooth is needed in order to place a cheap metal crown over it. While preparing the tooth for the metal crown placement, your Polish dentist will have to remove the smallest amount of the healthy tooth structure. Regarding the color of these crowns, it depends on the metals used for their creation. However, as you can imagine, usually, metal crowns have a silver / metallic appearance. Another great advantage of the cheap metal crowns, is that this material is in particular gentle to the opposing (surrounding) teeth.

All ceramic crown abroad

All ceramic (all-porcelain) crowns in Poland guarantee the most natural look of the teeth. They are almost impossible to distinguish from your natural teeth, that is why they are most commonly recommended especially for the front teeth. Their shape, size, and color are chosen in a way that they perfectly match your natural teeth. Porcelain is a quite durable and strong material and is resistant to cracking or breaking. The durability of porcelain crowns is about 10-15 years. They are also recommended for patients with allergies, as porcelain does not cause any allergic reactions. As the name suggests itself, this type of crown is made of a porcelain-based material. Your dentist or prosthodontist in Poland may need to remove some tooth structure to before placing the crown to properly attach it to the tooth. 

Porcelain fused to metal crown Poland

Porcelain fused to metal crowns are composed of a strong metal base and a surface made of porcelain. As a result, the crown itself looks natural. If you decide to have cheap porcelain fused to metal crowns in Poland, you can be sure that they will last for a long time, as they are very durable and strong. Surely, when porcelain is fused to metal, it tends to provide a more secure restoration than just porcelain alone. Patients with allergy to metal elements are not good candidates for these crowns, but for other patients, porcelain fused to metal crowns are a great solution. They are also cheaper than full-porcelain crowns.  Your dentist in Poland will probably need to remove a moderate amount of tooth structure, but it will very strongly attached. Porcelain fused to metal crowns are not as popular as they used to be, mainly because of the possibility of dark metal showing up, as they get worn out. Another thing is, that for any patient allergic to metal, a crown which contains a metal base will definitely not be the best option. However, they may be a good choice for people who tend to clench and grind their teeth.

Gold alloys

Gold crowns in Poland are a great solution for patients wanting to preserve as much of their natural tooth as possible. Gold crowns involve only a small interference with the tooth on which they are placed.  Golden crowns do not fracture or wear away the tooth itself, as well as do not damage the teeth surrounding the crown. They are highly resistant to chipping, breaking and are characterized by a great longevity. Patients can choose between full gold crowns or crowns made of gold mixed with other metals, such as copper. These crowns are easily noticeable due to their different color, hence dentists recommend gold crowns on the back teeth rather than the front. Nonetheless, there are many patients having cheap gold crowns placed on the front teeth for the aesthetic reasons. Another advantage of the gold alloys is that this material is extremely bio compatible with the gum tissue, hence there are almost no health related problems.

Zirconia crowns

Zirconia is a white crystalline oxide made from the metal – zirconium.  Zirconia crowns  in Poland are said to give the best ratio between strength and looks. Zirconia crowns are extremely durable and they can withstand the high pressure of chewing even on the back teeth. This type of crown also works very well for patients with a lot of sensitiveness. Additionally zircon crowns are created on the basis of the most modern digital scans, which makes the margins the most accurate. What is more, the zirconia crown can be layered with porcelain (creating porcelain fused to metal crown) to create the perfect color and shape of the tooth, saving its’ great strength.

Dental tourism in Poland price comparison

Metal Crown60 GBP230 GBP490 GBP210 GBP
Full-porcelain crown275 GBP450 GBP430 GBP360 GBP
Porcelain-fused-to-metal crown165 GBP395 GBP380 GBP300 GBP
Gold crown290 GBP495 GBP520 GBP475 GBP

If your teeth are broken or damaged and you are not satisfied with their size, shape or color, probably dental crowns in Poland is the most effective solution providing you with a tooth restoration. Your cheap dental crown in Poland can be made of various materials, such as, porcelain, metal (including gold) or their mixture. Together with your dentist, you will choose the most appropriate crown material for you. If you have any questions or would like to book your cheap crown treatment straight ahead – do not hesitate and contact Dental Travel Poland. We would love to organize your cheap crown treatment abroad!


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