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A 20-year-old female asked:

What is the difference between full veneer crown, jacket crown and veneered crown ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 47 years experience
Just variations: A porcelain veneer is a thin ceramic shell like a fingernail that is bonded to the front of the tooth to correct shape, size or color. Full porcelain or the newer ceramic crowns are a tooth colored covering of the complete top of tooth which can protect and change the shape or color permanently. They are also called jacket crowns. Metal crowns can be covered or veneered with porcelain on front.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What different between jacket crown and full veneer crown?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
24 years experience
Same Thing: A crown typically covers the whole tooth all the way around down to the gums. A veneer on the other hand typically only covers the front of the tooth.
Last updated Jan 15, 2014
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