A.Oral health expert
Implants are a good treatment option if succesful. Nowadays the success rates with implants are extremely high.There are cases where the implant itself fails however this risk can be minimised with a good preop assessment.
It is not likely that you will be able to trim the crown as old crowns all had a layer of metal under the white outer portion. If you trim the white porcelain down, the metal will show.
Different whitening options have different longevities. Diet and habits (smoking etc) also play a role in the maintenance of the white shade.
Choose your whitening option based on a history of good results over a prolonged period.
I use the Night white home bleaching system (cheaper) and the Britesmile one hour light whitening systems in my practice (more costly) and have found that the Britesmile procedure although more costly initially, gives better results over a prolonged period.
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