Ceramic crowns and bridges fixing treatment can last for about a decade if you can take proper care of them and replace them when the time comes. A ceramic crown is a fixed tool that requires being placed properly at the right position in case you have one or more missing tooth. Normally, the false or Pontic teeth are made to clasp on to the healthy teeth on each side of the vacant area and are referred to as the abutment teeth. Your dentist may recommend you to wear porcelain crowns when there is an undesired gap between teeth. The cost of ceramic tooth cap and dental implant surgery vary depending on the intensity of the problem and the area you are hailing from. Dental crowns are generally made from porcelain or ceramic which is fused to a metal frame lying underneath. This cosmetic dental care is bound to fail if there is a consistent lack of oral care. Even the intrusion of bacteria under the bridge can lead to decay in the abutment teeth which may break owing to lack of oral hygiene. The ceramic tooth cap also can break even when there is no structural defect in it upon poor maintenance. And if the bridge doesn't fit well in the place, there is a chance for breakage. Sometimes, the decay can form at the base of the bridges which are not visible from above and in such instances you shall have to bear again the cost to cap a tooth and undergo the treatment all over again. So it boils down to maintaining good oral hygiene.