There are several benefits that make it superior to other types of dental restorations. 


  1. Mainly as the upper part of the crown is made of porcelain, it gives a more natural look to the patient’s smile. It is , therefore, the preferred option for the front teeth.
  2. As the base is of metal, it offers continued protection to the tooth in case of any damage or fracture of the porcelain surface. 
  3. The metal part of the crown is a gold alloy which is likely to be less reactive in people with metal allergies. 
  4. In addition to this, these crowns would be less expensive than a crown made solely from a gold alloy.
  5. Another benefit is that glass ionomer cement can be used with these crowns for fixing the crowns.