These crowns are usually prefabricated and are used as a temporary measures for adult patients and could be a permanent options for children’s baby teeth
Metals used in crowns include gold alloy, other alloys (for example, palladium), or a base-metal alloy (for example, nickel or chromium). The main disadvantage of these metallic crowns is ten appearance of metallic color so not suitable for teeth in the esthetic zone.
These are metallic crowns with Porcelain fused to match the shade of natural tooth.These crowns can be a good choice for front or back teeth.
All-ceramic or all-porcelain Crowns:
These crowns provide maximum esthetic outcome but are not as strong as metallic crowns.