Do people still get gold crowns? What is the advantage to that? Disadvantage?
What Are Three of the Things That Make a Cerec Crown More Preferable Than a Gold Crown?
Doctor Answers (1)
Prefer Cerec Crowns
Cerec technology or CAD CAM technology has come a long way on the last few years. It is very accurate and makes a wonderful restoration. The new material of choice is EMAX. It is very strong and esthetic. And remember, Cerec restorations are designed and delivered in the same appointment. A gold crown has to be sent to the lab and a temporary crown must be worn for two weeks. Costs are similar although the cost of a gold crown is going up due to the cost of gold and its rising cost.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.