It is a type of all-ceramic crown which is preferred for its longer lasting, aesthetic qualities. They are worn due to their highly attractive appearance which ensures that they compliment the rest of your teeth.
It is considered a good option for damaged, stained or poor quality teeth.
This crown is made from a single block of lithium disilicate ceramic: this is a top grade material which has been harvested for its toughness, durability and opaque qualities which makes it a highly prized crown.
You get a glass ceramic crown which is tough and enduring but delicate in appearance.
There is no metal alloy base with this crown which means no unsightly looking grey line around the gum line.
They may not be suitable for everyone, can be used when approved by dentist to see if this crown is right for you.
HOW IS AN E-MAX CROWN FITTED?
The tooth is cleaned and then reshaped for a perfect fitting with crown. Impression is taken and send to dental lab as a cast which is then used in the fabrication of your E-Max crown in special cad-cam machine.
The new crown is fitted in 24-48 hours and its colour checked against a shade chart. This chart shows a range of natural coloured teeth and the aim is for your crown to match that and fit in with your existing teeth.
It is given a final clean and polish