The defending nature of alloy serves the best protection for tooth decay from gaining any further grounds. For that time being, as the real crown replicating the original tooth is under construction, the stainless steel crowns are lasting options mainly for the back tooth restorations. Their metallic gleam inhibits their usage on the front tooth. Yet, these are safe and promote dental hygiene amongst clients of all age groups. Pediatric and adult tooth crownings equally find these ideal for their sturdy purpose. Amongst all, the Acero crowns provide lasting solutions for tooth troubles and aid in urgent dental reinforcements.

The stainless crowns predominantly in demand for molar and premolar reconstruction are available in sets with manufacturers for dental operations to turn up quickly and easily. The decay is removed for the preparation of the tooth for the crown seating. The right match from these sets are found only after trying some of these on. The stainless steel tooth crown which fits the tooth type and size is fixed with the dental cement, usually glass ionomer or calcium hydroxide. The hollow inside of the crown is partially filled with it and surgically seated with precision. The excess of the cement is removed for finishing with the procedure. 

How strong are the SSC?

Being hollow does not grant the same strength of a solid steel structure. But it does offer a continuous, safe enclosure layer for the tooth. It resists the development of cracks and seepage of infection-causing germs from reaching the soft tissues inside the tooth. Also the cheapest rates amongst the crown genre make them the layman’s crown for the same. The stainless steel crown costs $300-$500 per tooth. It varies from one place to another.

Stainless steel crowns are used as temporary protective cusps for the exposed dental pulp from getting infected soon. It’s smooth and lustrous surface does not irritate the gingival proximity which simply forms the juncture between the tooth and the jaw bone. It’s edges are well defined to cover the exposed base of the tooth correctly. The original crown which is specifically meant for the front tooth ( aesthetically pleasing white crowns) in that time period, is prepared to suit respective dental cavity and oral specifications. The stainless steel crown for primary teeth post seating blends in to feel natural at its place, ruling out the risk of sensitivity. A few bites and it doesn’t bother the dental client at all. They come off with the baby tooth falling to let the permanent teeth take over. 

The Acero crowns have all the three forms of stainless steel crowns, the white crowns of various materials to suit the needs of the dental client as well as fulfill the tooth restoration criteria. The pre-trimmed, non contoured steel crowns and veneered crowns to replicate the precious tooth structure rectifies the cavity maintaining your healthy smile.


The stainless steel crowns with smooth dimensions to be modified or readily implemented by the dentist, for crowning are manufactured with dental grade stainless steel. Being a dense alloy its thin layer moulded and subject into dental cast prepares the best version of caps be it temporary or permanent for improvement in oral health.

About the Author

Dr. Dexton Antony Johns

Dr. Dexton Antony Johns is a renowned doctor who completed his BDS & MDS from the Government Dental college, Kozhikode and has secured second rank in Calicut university. He started practicing from 2012 and completed his Ph.D. in clinical research in 2019 from the University of Nicaragua. His specialty lies in Endodontics and has received 10+ awards for producing the best research papers in various national and international Conferences. Besides being a doctor, his hobbies include travelling , enjoying different cuisines, and exploring different cultures. He has an immense interest in researching about paediatric care, regenerative medicine, and oral changes in systemic diseases. He has published a lot of research papers on renowned publications like pubfacts, NCBI, and Semantics Scholar.

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