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Dental: is a CEREC crown superior to that of a porcelin fused to high noble metal crown?

Dental: is a CEREC crown superior to that of a porcelin fused to high noble metal crown?

CEREC crown: The main advantage of a CEREC crown is that it can be fabricated the same day through a milling process in the office. Each type of crown has advantages and disadvantages. The expertise of the dentist is what is paramount. Discuss with a dentist whom you trust or who comes highly recommended. ...Read more

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I have 4 unit old dental bridge made of porcelain fused to high noble metal. Approximately. How many grams and the type of gold they use in it. ?

I have 4 unit old dental bridge made of porcelain fused to high noble metal. Approximately. How many grams  and the type of gold they use in it. ?

Varies: No way for me to tell. The high noble is usually 54% gold with other metals such as palladium. The weight can only be determined by removing the porcelain. It varies depending on the laboratory design . If you request a mailer from garfield refining, andmail it in. They will extract the precious metals and send you money. There is no middle man this way.My patients have used them for years. ...Read more

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Which could very well be the longer lasting dental cap for back teeth--cerec, porcelin fused to high noble metal or a gold crown?

Which could very well be the longer lasting dental cap for back teeth--cerec, porcelin fused to high noble metal or a gold crown?

Two issues here: There are two factors to consider when answering this question: 1-Strength of crown: a gold crown cannot break; any one with a ceramic surface can break although very small percentage. 2- Any tooth with a crown can decay around margins if poor oral hygiene or high sugar or acid intake. Each type of crown has advantages and disadvantages. Speak to your own dentist as to which is best for you. ...Read more

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Which bridge material type best for molar back teeth. Porcelain or porcelain fused over high noble metal and why. Which is more expensive.?

Which bridge material type best for molar back teeth. Porcelain or porcelain fused over  high noble metal and why. Which is more expensive.?

Crown Materials: Hi,

when talking about materials for molar teeth there are a few things to keep in mind. Strength and clearance (the space between the prepared tooth and the opposing one). If there is not enough clearance because the tooth preparation is getting short, pfm (metal on the chewing side) or full gold will be better. Otherwise, you could get a zirconia reinforced porcelain crown. They are very strong. ...Read more

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Which type for 4 unit bridge you recommend on back molar teeth #11 to 14. Is it crown- porcelain fused to high noble metal, gold, or pure porcelain.?

Which type for 4 unit bridge you recommend on back molar teeth #11 to 14.  Is it crown- porcelain fused to high noble metal, gold, or pure porcelain.?

Porc - High Noble: I would recommend implants before this long span bridge involving the canine. Is this an option ? Otherwise, the porc - high noble is my recommendation for fit and esthetics. ...Read more

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What is the cost range for a dental implant ceramic fused-to high noble metal crown in your geographic area given by a general dentist to his patient?

What is the cost range for a dental implant ceramic fused-to high noble metal crown in your geographic area given by a general dentist to his patient?

Wrong question: Question should be, "Who can provide me with the best service?" Dental treatment is a service, not a commodity. It's not just what the Dentist can do for you today, but also the longevity of the treatment result. ...Read more

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How popular and please review all zirconia material 4 unit dental bridge vs. the Porcelain and High noble fused ones. ?

How popular and please review  all  zirconia material  4 unit dental  bridge  vs. the Porcelain and High noble fused ones. ?

Dental Bridges: Zirconia crowns and bridges are becoming more and more popular. There are benefits and down sides to the different materials of zirconia and porcelain fused to metal (pfm's). It's best to visit with a dentist who offers both alternatives to give you a run down of both and to evaluate your needs. ...Read more

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What are the benefits (and not) of having a zirconium dental crown as compared to a high noble porcelin fused to metal crown?

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What are the benefits (and not) of having a zirconium dental crown as compared to a high noble porcelin fused to metal crown?

3 Main Advantages: Strength, Aesthetics and Retention of the existing tooth.
These are strong crowns have an attractive translucent color which blends in well with the other teeth. Minimal preparation is required which means more of the original tooth is preserved. Porcelain to High Noble Metal is also strong when the tooth is reduced enough (more than zirconia). ...Read more

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Would there be any value/reason to having a crown with porcelain fused to a gold crown vs. porcelin fused to a high nobel metal crown?

Would there be any value/reason to having a crown with porcelain fused to a gold crown vs. porcelin fused to a high nobel metal crown?

Gold margin: A gold margin would be less noticeable if the gum receded. Also, depending on the amount of tooth reduction, the gold crown would be more esthetic. ...Read more

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(dr.Cornelia franz) so that means we can grow even after puperty wheather growth plates are fused or not if pituitary release high amount of HGH ?

(dr.Cornelia franz) so that means we can grow even after puperty wheather growth plates are fused or not if pituitary release high amount of HGH ?

Again...: Puberty does not mean that the growth plates are now closed. It may be coincidental in some joints, but usually not with the long bones of the body. Once the growth plates are fused, you are done growing. ...Read more

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"All ceramic" type tooth crowns seem to be a good replacement for porcelin fused to high nobel metal crowns. Are they cheaper for the patient?

"All ceramic" type tooth crowns seem to be a good replacement for porcelin fused to high nobel metal crowns. Are they cheaper for the patient?

Not necessarily: The only difference between the two is the cost of the metal, which is a small fraction of the total fee. Ask your restorative dentist what their fee would be for the different crowns and you will have your answer. All other overhead costs of making the two crowns are the same. ...Read more

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Dear Dentists: The porcelain cover near #12 in 4 units bridge broke.It was made from PFM w/ high noble.Any other rigid materials you recomm to use.

Dear Dentists: The porcelain  cover near #12 in 4 units bridge broke.It was  made from PFM w/ high noble.Any other rigid  materials you recomm to use.

Repair or replace: Sometimes the porcelain fracture can be repaired with a composite material that can be bonded to the existing bridge if the area does not take a lot of chewing stress. Another alternative might be a telescope crown to replace only the segment fracture and save the expense of an entire new bridge. An alternative to a new bridge might be to just replace the missing tooth (teeth) with implant(s) ...Read more

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The porcelain on 2 false tooth of 4 unit bridge made of PFM w/ high noble broke off. Is it ok to be without for few weeks. Metal is exposed in mouth?

The porcelain on 2 false tooth of 4 unit bridge made of PFM w/ high noble broke off. Is it ok to be without for few weeks. Metal is   exposed in mouth?

It is OK and safe: There is a lot of controversy with the safety issue of dental materials, but metal from porcelain fused to metal crown is not on the list. ...Read more

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Which is better for 4 units bridge on teeth # 11 to # 14: a high noble metal in a "yellow gold" color or "silvery gold". ?

Which is better for 4 units bridge on teeth # 11 to # 14: a high noble metal in a "yellow gold" color or "silvery gold". ?

Either: Both are ada approved and considered acceptable. However, the high noble will generally last longer. I am assuming that since #11 is involved you will be having it covered in porcelain so from an appearance point of view, either would be fine and close to equal in quality and longevity. The semi-precious or "silvery-gold" should save you money though with the high price of gold. ...Read more

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What is a high dhdl?

What is a high dhdl?

Direct high density : Direct high density lipoprotein, it is the so called good cholesterol. ...Read more

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Creatinin level high?

Creatinin level high?

KIDNEY PROBLEM BUT: High creatinine level means there is a problem with kidneys, it can be dehydration which can be corrected by hydration.It can be due to acute kidney problems and may be reversible ot it can be irreversible due to chronic kiodney disease and ut has various stages, the end stage requiring dialysis or kidney transplant. ...Read more

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What are high index lenses?

What are high index lenses?

Plastic lenses: These are eyeglass lenses made of a plastic which will bend light more than the usual plastic . Because of this, a thinner lens is possible and has the advantage, being plastic, of being lightweight although somewhat susceptible to scratching. ...Read more

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What are high residue food?

What are high residue food?

Veges: Any food stuffs that contain large amounts of fiber. Fiber is plant sourced undigestable cellulosic solids, that adsorb water from the gut, thereby giving more "bulk" to stool. And function as a natural stool softener. We should all have an optimum number of grams everyday, but folks who already have large bulky stools might consider an alternative. ...Read more

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How to controle high b.P. ?

See your doc: Usually starts with lifestyle interventions (diet, weight loss, and exercise) but often requires medications. You need to see a doctor right away if your BP runs high. If you don't, you will likely have all sorts of medical issues that will cut your life short or make it very unpleasant. Best to you. ...Read more

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My BP is 136/91 is that high?

My BP is 136/91 is that high?

Prehypertension.: BP numbers in this range would suggest prehypertension, a harbinger of the eventual development of true high blood pressure, especially if such runs in your family. Concentrate on proper diet, regular exercise and salt restriction. If you smoke, stop. If you're stressed, relax. You can lower your BP numbers naturally if you work at it. Really, diastolic of 91 is hypertension. ...Read more

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What if my a/g ratio is high?

What if my a/g ratio is high?

See below: It is supposed to be more than 1.0. Absolute values for Albumin and globulin are more important. ...Read more

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My BP is 146/92 is that high?

YES: Ideally 120/80; however, less 139/89 is the accepted "high normal". ...Read more

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What is a high number for segs?

What is a high number for segs?

45-70%: The number of segs or neutrophils is given as a percentage of the total count. The normal amount is between 40-70% of the normal white blood count of 5000-10, 000. So high wbcs and/or high segs should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How to grow high within a week?

How to grow high within a week?

Can't be done: If by "grow high" you mean "get taller", it doesn't work that way, most likely not at your age when bones are fused. If you mean "get stoned", then any illicit use of drugs can do this, although i wouldn't recommend it. ...Read more

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