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Crown vs filling

Crown vs filling

Crown vs filling – when do we do crown and when do we do a filling? Crown vs filling is a very tough thing to decide. Nearly every dentist has their own criteria and that criteria is highly subjective. The same dentist may not even have the same recommendations from year to year and forget […]

New Translucent Zirconia Crowns

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New Translucent Zirconia Crowns New translucent zirconia crowns are arguably the best material to come along since white dental composites. They are very strong and for back teeth are very natural looking. Sean’s new translucent zirconia crown Are you in need of a dental crown but afraid that it will not look natural? This can […]

Zirconia framework for implant supported hybrid denture – crowns too! How are they milled?

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Zirconia framework and zirconia milling Zirconia framework option for an all on 4 can be a great framework option for an all on 4. The properties of  zirconia make it one of the most common dental ceramic in use.  It’s strong, like really strong, and the esthetics are improving. Zirconia framework milling for an all […]

Zirconia dental crown

zirconia dental crown

Zirconia dental crown Zirconia dental crowns are a newer material of dental ceramics that we use to fabricate dental crowns. They are a CAD CAM technology and a dental lab will mill the crown from a puck of material. They are popular due to the fact they are very strong and are similar to natural […]

CAD CAM dental crown

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CAD CAM dental crowns and my cerec collection CAD CAM dental crowns are the name given to crowns made using CAD CAM technology and often refers to those made in the dental office. CAD CAM dental crown materials Feldspathic glass ceramic – CEREC Blocs by Sirona and Vita Mark II by Vident – high translucency […]

Crown margin

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Where to put the crown margin? Placement – There is no indication impacts decay Papageorgiou BDJ 2013 Conclusion This systematic review and meta-analysis failed to detect a significantly different secondary caries rate of subgingivally located prosthetic margins in the short to mid-term (≤10 years). Due to the small number and the limitations of the included […]