Three unit porcelain fused to metal fixed bridge
In the photos is a three unit fixed prosthesis commonly knows a " fixed bridge". The bridge Is made of a noble alloy base including gold and covered with porcelain on top to imitate the appearance and function of natural teeth. This prosthesis replaces a single missing tooth in the middle. As you can see, the teeth on either side of the middle missing tooth have been prepared ( reduced 1 mm around and 1 mm on top) to receive their respective crowns. The crowns on each of the teeth are attached to the middle construction that is fabricated in the shape of a tooth to fill the space. The assembly is then cemented on the two prepared teeth and should feel and serve like natural teeth. This type of prosthesis can be made for 2 or more missing teeth depending on the clinical situation. Many patients at our office have successfully received this treatment and are very happy with it. This is convenient and safe procedure that can be completed in only 2 dental appointment of one hour each..
Porcelain fused to Metal Crowns
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