Bich Ngoc Le, D.D.S.
Emmy Mary Le, D.D.S.
Catherine Chi Pham, D.D.S.
CALL: 714-531-1088
14364 Brookhurst St., G.G., CA 92843
Dr. Le specializes in family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and children dentistry. Dr. Le serves patients from neighboring Lakewood,
Cerritos, Westminster, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, and Fountain Valley. If you need a cosmetic dentist, family dentist, children dentist, or dental
implant specialist, please give Dr. Le a try. We will do our best to meet all  your expectations.
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CALL: 562-491-5529
906 E. Anaheim St., L.B., CA 90813
Bich Ngoc Le, D.D.S.
Emmy Mary Le, D.D.S.
Catherine Chi Pham, D.D.S.
Dental Crowns – Enhancing Your Smile

Dental crowns are caps that fit over an existing tooth to restore a natural
appearance, shape, size, and strength. Dental crowns are made of different types
of materials, though porcelain-surface crowns are the most popular because they
look the most natural.  

Common Types of Dental Crowns

•        Metal - Metal crowns are made out of nickel, chromium, or gold-based alloys.
These are highly visible but extremely durable.
•        Porcelain fused to metal - Porcelain dental crowns offer porcelain layered over
a metallic base which can range from a combination of gray base metal to an alloy
of high concentration of gold.
•        All-porcelain dental crowns offer the best match to teeth and are especially
favored for front teeth. They will also wear down over time, but are the most natural
•        Zirconium-based porcelain crowns is the newest technology available which
combines the best feature of the natural look of porcelain surface layered over an
internal non-metal frame of machine-milled Zirconium (synthetic diamond).   This
type of crowns  achieve the best esthetic result because of its translucent natural
tooth appearance, its ability to resist fracture under heavy chewing pressure, and its
elimination of unsightly gray margin at the gum line over time with traditional

Who Benefits from Porcelain Crowns?

Porcelain crowns are useful in protecting weakened or damaged teeth. They also
help hold together parts of a cracked or chipped tooth for increased strength and
durability.  Porcelain crowns restore the appearance and shape of broken, chipped,
stained or worn down teeth.
Porcelain crowns are also commonly used in dental bridges as well as fitted over
dental implants.