Dentures with porcelain fused to metal

The only option with which you can restore the function of the dentition is a denture. To restore the lost teeth an excellent option is the use of metal-ceramic crowns.

The advantages and disadvantages of metal-ceramic teeth

Metal-ceramic tooth replacement is a complex process, which requires a sufficient amount of time. First, the tooth is treated, then you need to make an impression, in accordance with which is the layout of gypsum (an exact copy of the tooth). The next stage is the model of the future metal frame, then wax composition sent to the workshop of the foundry. Metal base for the prosthesis is ready. In laboratory conditions it is covered with a layer of porcelain, then the crown is subjected to firing. Then it is covered by enamel. The finished crown is used, when the defect is not detected, it is covered with glaze.

Metal-ceramic prostheses require particular care. This regular brushing using toothpaste. After the patient has crown, his doctor is obliged to explain how to deal with it. Do not forget about routine dental and oral hygiene, the frequency of which shall be not less than once in six months. The doctor will be able to remove plaque from cigarettes or coffee with dentures.

Japan and Germany today occupy leading positions in the dental market for the supply of raw materials from porcelain fused to metal.

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