Why doctor suggest tooth for 60 years old half ceremic and half metal?

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Metal free crowns

you can have good options right now in the market, and you will have great solutions, with metal free crowns, depending on your bite, that will be the reason of someone suggesting a metal or non metal crowns, but now technology has gone way forward, you can have great solutions, with zirconium crowns.


there r two reasons
1. cost - PFM crown is cheaper as compare to full ceramic.
2. if opposing tooth is supra erupted and there is no proper spacing for full ceramic, in that case ceramic-metal [pfm] crown is ideal option.

Nirav Patel, MDS, PhD
India Dentist
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