Full-porcelain crowns

1. Introduction

Full-porcelain crowns treatment is a dental technique to restore the aesthetics and chewing function of damaged real teeth by teeth made entirely of porcelain.

Full-porcelain crowns

2. Indication

  • Broken, missing teeth due to tooth decay or accidents.
  • Discolored teeth due to antibiotics, fluorosis, long-term smoking.
  • Teeth that have undergone root canal treatment.
  • Worn, chipped teeth.
  • Deformed teeth in shape.
Full porcelain crowns have high aesthetics

Full porcelain crowns have high aesthetics

3. Advantages and disadvantages:


  • High aesthetics: Full-porcelain crowns can perfectly reproduce the color and shape of real teeth.
  •  Good chewing function: Full-porcelain crowns are processed at very high temperatures, so they are as durable as real teeth.
  • Time saving: The performance time of 3 appointments lasts 3-5 days.


  • High cost: The price will vary from 3,000,000 to 7,000,000 VND per unit depending on the type of porcelain you choose.
  • Real teeth grinding: To place porcelain crown, the grinding of teeth is necessary to create space.

4. The process:

1st appointment:

  • Examine and assess the damage.
  • Take X-ray film to check the damage around the tooth root (if any)
  • Carry root canal treatment (for teeth that are damaged to the pulp causing pain and swelling around the tooth) or filling to restore crown (for teeth with only external damage)
  • Grind the teeth so that the dentures can be placed on
  • Use special silicone used in dentistry to take impressions of teeth, send to the laboratory to make dentures.
Full-porcelain crowns

Grind teeth

2nd appointment:

  • Test the frame to ensure a tight fit to the teeth
  • Mark the positions that are not close enough, then take impression again to proceed with editing.

3rd appointment:

  • Teeth final test, request for changes in color or shape (if any).
  • Permanently attach the restoration after you are satisfied with cement
Full-porcelain crowns

Final restoration with perfect fit

5. Cost

3,000,000-7,000,000VND per unit depending on the porcelain you choose.

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