Frequently Asked Questions

Can porcelain crowns crack?

Technically, everything breaks! 

The real question is, which type of porcelain crown breaks easily? 

There are different types of ceramic materials in the field of dentistry. We are currently using monolithic materials in the mouth, and they are not only durable materials but also look exactly like a natural tooth. 

Let me show you how tough they are! 

PFM vs Monolithic Zirconia

We are trying to break one in our clinic!

To be more clear, Porcelain Fused Metal (traditional porcelain crowns) has around 200MPA flexural strength while monolithic materials have 1000+MPA. 

Contact

Dr. Johnson is currently accepting patients in 

Country Dental Toronto.

You can call to book a Smile Design Consultation.

johnson@torontosmiledesign.ca

396 Broadway Ave, Toronto, M4G 0C3

416-335-7377

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