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Metal: The metal crowns are more durable than the porcelain crowns. ...Read more
Which type of bridge material is more expensive, entire bridge made of porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or porcelain fused to high noble metal.?
Ortho outcome: The most important question to ask yourself, is what am I trying to accomplish and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Hopefully you want the best aesthetic look and the healthiest teeth and gums. Therefore find the best Orthodontist you can and discuss how best to achieve your goals. Each system has pros and cons. See what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Are alumina dental crowns strong?
Are there monolithic alumina crowns or only porcelain fused to alumina?
Which bridge material is more durable and preferred to use on teeth #11 to #14: porcelain fused to metal, or porcelain fused to high noble metal.?
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 moreSee 8 more doctor answers
BPA: Bpa. However, the cumulative release of bpa from composites dental filling appears to be minimal from the available research. First, realize that all dental materials are toxic to some degree and second, that the toxicology of resins is far less researched and far less understood than the effect of amalgams, which itself is inconclusive. I hope this helps! regards. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on what you consider toxic and at what dose you receive the chemical. Bonded fillings contain bpa currently in a gray area on many fronts, metallic filings contain about 50% mercury. As a dentist I have 2 places to put these fillings your mouth or an epa registered hazardous waste dump. Which do you prefer? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lithium disilicate vs all alumina crowns? Which is generally stronger and better for posterior restorations?
Several factors: Cost factors, what your expectations are and what happens to the material long term... Such as resin bonding may be most conservative to get the esthetic result you want, but bondings do stain over time. So, consider those risks and options, pros, cons. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Should be crown: If 80% of the tooth is missing your best solution is a full crown probably with a buildup to replace some missing tooth structure for a better base to hold the crown. A veneer is not recommended and resin bonding would be a temporary restoration at best. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
How much porcelain/ceramic crown for tooth 7 and 8 usually cost? Which one is better metal/ceramic or porcelain/ceramic crown?
Direct porcelain tooth colored fillings can be use to fill broken front tooth and is very durable than resin so why direct resin fillings are popular?
It depends: On the extent of tooth loss. Minimal tooth loss is easily fixed with a direct resin bonded restoration. For more extensive tooth loss or for complete tooth coverage, porcelain or ceramics are preferred. Resin restorations are also considerably more economical than ceramic restorations. Hope this helps and thanks for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Direct porcelain filling have same placement procedure as direct resin fillings for front tooth? And why resin fillings are popular?
Resin vs Porcelain: They are both meant to do the same thing and both can look very nice when done well. Resin bonding is done chairside with out much cutting (if any) and they use the same material used for fillings that are white. Porcelain veneers are fabricated in a lab and are glued on and take more than one visit. Porcelain is stronger and looks nicer mostly but both are great. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer