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Crowns can be custom stained, shaped, etc. They can look however you want them to look. Something to think about is that if you get a porcelain and metal crown, eventually the metal may start to show at the gum lines (if your gums recede a bit) This problem can be avoided with a totally porcelain crown. Dont forget that custom staining in the lighting of a laboratory cannot truly mimic the light conditions of the human mouth. plus when a doctor takes a shade make sure it is done as soon as you are seated, teath will dry out during the crown preparation. In regards to a porcelain and metal to a all porcelain there are more factors than just showing a "dark halo" @ the gums, ultimitely u must consider biting force. Is the restoration necisary for the reason of a worn tooth ? Is it just decay? Or is it cosmetic? With a strong biting force the doctor must reduce more tooth area to give room for a thicker restoration. porc/metal restorations are much stronger in comparision to all porc. but you may have the halo effect or discoloration at the tissue from the metal "tatooing" . good way to eliminate this problem is to go with a 99% gold metal and all porc. to the margin of the prepared tooth. With the 99% gold under the porc. the color of the tooth takes on dramatic changes and will have a better match with surrounding teeth.

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Q: Will crowns on two front top teeth look different than the rest of the teeth?
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