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PFM

DESCRIPTION

American Dental Designs strives to give the best Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM) values in the industry. Even with the huge technological advances with alternative materials, PFM prosthetic cases are still the most widely prescribed replacement for natural dentition. We provide PFM restorations with superior aesthetics, function, and fit.

Features

  • Strong
  • Versatile
  • Used for over 60 years
  • Alloy options include High Noble, Noble (Semi-Precious) or Non-Precious Alloy

Benefits

  • Good marginal integrity
  • Strength and durability
  • Restoration lifespan can be 30 years or more with good oral hygiene practices
  • Tried and true certified alloys

Indications

  • Anterior/posterior crowns
  • Bridges of any span
  • Implant crowns
  • Crowns under partials

Contraindications

  • Not recommended for restorations matching highly translucent teeth or all ceramic crowns on adjacent teeth
  • Not recommended for patients with specific alloy sensitivities

Prep

  • Incisal/Occlusal Reduction: 2mm
  • Facial/Lingual Reduction: 1.5 mm
  • Cervical Reduction: 1.2 mm

Cementation

  • Conventional (standard) cementation procedure and materials

Our technicians are experienced, knowledgeable and trained to support your PFM. We can assist the dentist with case planning regarding the selection.

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