Porcelain fused to metal crowns and bridges are the timeless standard for dental restorations. We have a full selection of High Noble, Noble and Base metal alloys. The metal provides flexible stability and strength, while the bonded porcelain provides the hardness, color, contour and function which mimics the performance esthetic of dentin and enamel in natural dentition. These crowns are still a popular option due to their high rate of clinical success.
Our PFMs can be used for crowns and bridges (up to fourteen units). PFMs can be manufactured to nonprecious, noble and high noble alloys and can be used in conjunction with cast partials and implants.
Contraindicated when the patient has a metal allergy. It is also contraindicated when the clinical tooth crown is very short and lacks the required 3.0 mm ferrule for crown retention.
With corresponding prep depth the idea crown thickness is 1.5 mm axial and 2.0 mm occlusal or incisal. If a porcelain labial margin is prescribed, then a 1.0mm shoulder margin preparation is required.
If an adjustment is required on the ceramic, use a fine diamond with water and air to keep the crown cool.To polish the roughened the ceramic, use the Brasseler Dialite Polishing System or similar substitute.
Killian Dental Laboratory Provides the Finest, Technically Precise and Esthetically Natural Dental Restorations to our Dentist Clients, their Staff and Patients, Consistently, in a Personal and Caring Manner.