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Crown and Bridge Restorations

FULL STRENGTH ZIRCONIA

Very strong and esthetic restoration, suitable for single units up to full roundhouse cases.

 

Related: Should you choose screw-retained or cement-retained zirconia crowns?

ESTHETIC ANTERIOR ZIRCONIA

Enamel-like translucency comparable to lithium disilicate, and 30% stronger than lithium disilicate dental restorations. Ideal for anterior crowns & veneers, & posterior single crowns.

PORCELAIN TO ZIRCONIA

A crown or bridge where the coping or framework is made of zirconia. Porcelain is applied to the coping or framework to get to final contour. Recommended if stump is dark. Conventional cementation. Equal strength as a PFM. Excellent for long span bridges.

e.max

All-ceramic crown or bridge made by porcelain material. Made from lithium disilicate ceramic – a material that has been harvested for its translucent color and durability. As a result, you get a crown that is tough and durable, but looks exactly like your other teeth. Maximum units for a bridge is 3 units.

427 MPa

PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) - Crown and bridge - First Choice Dental Lab

PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate)

Used to fabricate temporary dental restorations for a wide range of cases, including more complex indications such as implants or large span bridges.

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Diagnostic wax-up

Waxing of intended restorative contours on dental casts for evaluation and planning restorations; a wax replica of a proposed treatment plan. Comparable to trial dentures.

Porcelain Fused to Metal

This is a porcelain fused to metal crown and/or bridge made with porcelain bonded to non-precious metal.

Porcelain to Semi-Precious

This is a porcelain fused to metal crown and/or bridge made with porcelain bonded to semi-precious metal.

Porcelain to White High Noble

This is a porcelain fused to metal crown or bridge made with porcelain bonded to white/silver high noble alloy.

Porcelain to Yellow High Noble

This is a porcelain fused to metal crown or bridge made with porcelain bonded to yellow colored high noble alloy.

Maryland Bridge

Porcelain fused to metal bridge made of 1 or 2 pontics and 2 wings. It is made from porcelain bonded to non-precious metal.

Full Cast High-Noble

This could be a crown, inlay, onlay and/or bridge. It is made from a high noble dental alloy, yellow in color.

Full Cast Non-Precious

This could be a crown, inlay, onlay and/or bridge. This is made entirely from non-precious alloy.

Post & Core

Ordered when a patient’s natural tooth structure needs built up to support a crown or bridge that will be placed. Sometimes ordered by themselves or in conjunction with a restoration.

Full Cast Semi-Precious

This could be a crown, inlay, onlay and/or bridge. It is made from a semi-precious dental alloy, yellow or white (silver) in color.

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