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Porcelain Dental faqs

No, Traditional whitening techniques do not work on porcelain teeth.
Typical dental porcelain is a combination of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar, replicating natural teeth structure, shade and built on a layer of metal for durability and strength.
Yes, Porcelain teeth and materials used to bond them are safe and biocompatible.
Yes, Porcelain teeth are better than the acrylic in all aspect including durability and long term wear resistance.
No, Porcelain teeth costs are a reasonable and perfect option in most cases.
Yes, Porcelain teeth are considered as strong as normal teeth or even stronger.
You may need to file down a porcelain tooth to fit properly with the adjacent teeth but it is not correct to do so, it’s better to redo the whole process.
No, Porcelain teeth cannot get cavities.
Yes, Porcelain teeth can be repaired if the chip is not large using resin with the same shade, however, replacement is a better choice.
No, Porcelain teeth are stain-resistant and can keep beautiful shade for years.
Yes, it is possible to remove a porcelain tooth and keep the tooth intact, it depends on multiple factors mainly the skill and experience of the dentist.
Yes, again depending on the type and quality of the restoration, bulky and opaque ones are more susceptible to chip and break.
Yes, it is possible depending on the type of restoration i.e. veneers or crowns and the manufacturing aspect as well, opaque & bulky veneers are more susceptible to break.
No, they won't glow under black light.
Yes, Brush at least twice a day to maintain good oral hygiene, for the enamel underneath the restorations and the overall oral hygiene.