A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that can be placed on top of a damaged tooth. Dental pain can be incredibly distracting in daily life and feeling self-conscious about the condition of your teeth can also be distressing. Luckily, dental crowns can prolong the health of your tooth and give you a boost to your confidence. Dental crown prices have steadied in recent years, however, the popularity of this dentistry treatment can make it tricky when it comes to choosing the right dentist.
That’s where Qunomedical comes in. We’re here to find world-renowned dentists that offer affordable dental crowns, while also ensuring that we cater to your individual needs and priorities. Travelling to get your dental crowns abroad is easy and all of our Qunomedical approved dentists have been professionally vetted — so rest assured — you’ll be choosing from the best of the best.
If you have a damaged tooth or are looking to cover a previous dental implant, we’ll support you to find high-quality dentists for crowns. Below, we’ve outlined the various types of dental crown available, so simply contact us and your Patient Manager will guide you through the entire process.
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Dental Crown Treatments
Dental Crown Quick Details
WHO IS THIS FOR
Those who have worn down their teeth over time.
Individuals who have chipped teeth.
Those who have discolored or misshapen teeth.
Individuals with tooth decay.
A single session lasts for an average of one hour.
The whole process takes around 3-4 weeks if done locally and one week if done abroad.
You will need 2-3 days to recover from your dental crown procedure.
On average, dental crowns should remain in place for 5-15 years.
94% have an eight year survival rate.
75% have an 18 year survival rate.
POTENTIAL RISKS & SIDE EFFECTS
A heightened sensitivity to hot and cold
Dental Crown Costs: How Much Are They?
Dental crown prices have steadied in recent years. With opened access to high-quality dentists abroad, it’s become easier for patients to get dental crowns at a more affordable price. However, costs can vary significantly from dentist to dentist and between different locations. Therefore, it’s important to consider all options before booking a treatment. You can discuss this with your Qunomedical Patient Manager, who will be happy to talk through various treatment options in detail with you.
Below, we’ve outlined the starting prices for dental crowns abroad, and at home. Bear in mind though, that these prices are not fixed or guaranteed. They may vary from patient to patient, depending on a variety of different factors. They have also all been taken from Qunomedical-approved dentists and clinics.
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What Are Dental Crowns?
Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that are placed on top of damaged teeth. This type of dental treatment tends to be prescribed for a variety of reasons including, for old, worn down teeth, for damaged or chipped teeth, or for discolored teeth. While dental crowns can often help to strengthen and prolong the life of a tooth, they can also be applied for purely cosmetic reasons.
What Are the Different Types of Dental Crowns?
When it comes to choosing your dental crown, there are a number of different options available. Which one you choose is dependent on the condition of your tooth, the purpose of the crown, and what you hope it will achieve. Below, we’ve outlined the main types of dental crown.
Metal Dental Crowns
Ceramic Dental Crowns
Porcelain Dental Crowns
Temporary Dental Crowns
Which Dental Crown Is Right for Me?
As previously mentioned, there are a number of different types of dental crowns that are specialized for different purposes. Below, we’ve briefly outlined the more specific forms of crowns and who they’re typically suited for.
All-ceramic crowns: Ideal for those whose priority is that their dental crowns look as natural as possible.
All-metal crowns: Due to their limited aesthetic appeal, these are best for those who need dental crowns fitted on their molar teeth at the back of their mouth.
Gold-ceramic crowns: These can be great for those who find that other types of crowns have caused irritation around their gums. Gold rarely causes this and it’s also a strong material that makes crowns fairly durable.
Ceramic-metal crowns: These provide a nice balance between aesthetics and durability. The metal makes them strong, while the ceramic gives them a natural look.
Zirconia crowns: These are durable, strong, and long-lasting, with zirconia considered to be the strongest material used in dentistry. These can also be layered with porcelain to enhance the shade and shape of the tooth.
Resin crowns: These tend to be a cheaper option as the price for the material is lower than either metals or ceramics. While they can be colored to give a natural look, they tend to wear away more quickly than other types.
Dental Crowns: Abroad or at Home?
The rise in the number of patients travelling abroad for dental crowns has made it more common to seek treatment options outside of your home country. There are a few main reasons for this rise in popularity.
Some of the most experienced and renowned dentists are based overseas.
Travelling abroad for dental treatment allows you to combine your treatment tip with a holiday stay.
Dental crown costs can be significantly cheaper abroad compared to in places like the US or UK.
At Qunomedical, we employ a strict vetting process for dentists based around high-quality and affordability. Many of these dentists also offer unique treatment packages for international patients. These packages aim to make your journey as stress-free as possible, with airport transfers, accommodation arrangements, and clinic pickups. If you’re interested in this kind of package, then your Qunomedical Patient Manager will be happy to assist you in finding the right one.
Why Choose Qunomedical For Dental Crowns?
At Qunomedical, we take a patient first approach to healthcare. Through this, our mission is to open up high-quality, affordable healthcare to everyone, whatever their background may be. We’re here to help anyone who is interested in dental crowns, by providing them with all the information they’ll need, and helping them to find highly-experienced and fairly priced dentists abroad, and at home. Our team of Patient Managers are here for you, from the information gathering stage, through to your successful treatment and recovery.