Tooth Crown

A tooth crown is a cover on a tooth. It is placed on a tooth after a surgery. The purpose of a crown is to make a tooth stronger after a surgery. It preserves the shape, size and strength of the tooth. The tooth also looks better after placing a tooth crown over it.

A tooth crown is placed on the tooth after many dental procedures like replace missing tooth, fix broken tooth, implants, root canal treatment, fill teeth gap, veneers etc.

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The average cost of a tooth crown (zirconia) is $ 1260 in USA and $ 90 outside of USA at our clinic.

Types of Tooth Crown

Tooth crowns are made using four types of material: Zirconia, Porcelain, Metal and Acrylic.

These are the strongest and best type of tooth crown.

These are cheaper than zirconia crown and commonly used.

These are only made of metal, and not recommended.

These are very weak, and not recommended.

Zirconia Crown

Zirconia tooth crown is the strongest and best tooth crown. It has no metal in it and therefore looks like a natural

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tooth. It is more expensive than other tooth crowns. We use zirconia tooth crowns in all treatments.

Porcelain with Metal

A porcelain tooth crown is made by putting a layer of porcelain (ceramic) over a metal crown.

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It is cheaper than zirconia tooth crown and has high strength. These are better than metal and acrylic tooth crowns.

Metal Crown

Metal crown is made completely from metal.  It is not recommended because it is black in color and looks bad. Metal

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crown is very cheap in cost and has a long life.

Acrylic Crown

Acrylic crown is very weak. It is used as a temporary tooth after an implant surgery. Its life is 6 months. It is replaced

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with a zirconia or porcelain tooth crown later on.

Cost of Tooth Crown is - $ 90 per tooth

Only Zirconia and Porcelain tooth crowns are commonly used in all dental treatments, therefore we have listed the cost of zirconia and porcelain tooth crowns in location_name and outside of location_country.

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The average cost of a tooth crown (zirconia) is $ 1260 in USA and $ 90 outside of USA at our clinic.

Cost details:


Cost in USA

Cost outside of USA

Tooth Crown (Zirconia)

$ 1260

$ 90

Tooth Crown (Porcelain)

$ 840

$ 60

  • Tooth Crown (Zirconia):

Cost in USA

: $ 1260

Cost outside of USA

: $ 90

  • Tooth Crown (Porcelain):

Cost in USA

: $ 840

Cost outside of USA

: $ 60

Affordable & Low-Cost Tooth Crown

Tooth crown is very expensive in location_name, but you can save a lot of money by traveling to an affordable location outside of location_country for 4-5 days for the treatment.

For example, at our_clinic, the cost of a tooth crown (zirconia) is $ 90 which is 14 times lower than the average cost of $ 1260 in location_name. So, you can save a lot of money, and at the same time enjoy a free holiday trip.

Read more about dental tourism here.

Procedure for Placing Tooth Crown

A tooth crown is placed in 2 days in two parts.

First Visit: After a surgery on the tooth like implant or root canal treatment, the dentist takes an impression of the mouth. It takes 10-15 minutes. Tooth crown is made in 1-2 days.

Second Visit:  After a gap of 2 days, in the second visit, the tooth crown is permanently glued to the teeth surface using a very strong chemical. It takes 20-30 minutes to apply a tooth crown on one tooth.

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Precautions after Treatment

  • Eat soft food for 24 hours after the surgery
  • Avoid hot food and drinks for 24 hours after surgery
  • Do not drink from straw for 24 hours
  • Do not spit or gargle or rinse harshly for 24 hours
  • Take prescribed medicine on time
  • Keep your teeth clean and maintain good oral hygiene.

Equipment Used to Make Tooth Crowns, Veneers, Dental Bridge

CAD / CAM Machine


A CAD / CAM (Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing) machine is used to manufacture tooth crown, veneers, lumineers and dental bridge from zirconia (ceramic) material. This machine has high accuracy and is completely automatic.

Intraoral Scanner

An intraoral scanner takes a 3D image of the mouth. This 3D image is directly sent to the CAD / CAM machine that makes tooth crown, veneers, lumineers and dental bridge from zirconia (ceramic) material, that fits perfectly on the tooth.


Frequently Asked Questions​


Question: Is it painful to place a tooth crown?
Answer: No, it is a completely painless procedure.

Question: Do you use anesthesia to reduce pain?
Answer: Yes, anesthesia is used to numb the mouth. You will be fully awake during the treatment and you will not feel any pain in the mouth.


Question: How many days are required for the complete procedure of tooth crown?
Answer: The complete procedure of tooth crown takes total 2 days at our clinic.

Question: How long will the tooth last after placing a tooth crown on it?
Answer: A tooth crown extends the life of a tooth by 10-15 years.


Question: Do I need to visit the dentist more often after the treatment?
Answer: No, you do not need to visit the dentist more often, after the treatment is over.

Question: Does a tooth crown look like a natural tooth?
Answer: Yes, it looks like a natural tooth because the color of a tooth crown matches with the color of your other natural teeth.

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