PFMs

Conventional porcelain is fused to semi-precious metal , yellow high noble or non precious alloy . An ideal restoration being cost effective and a great choice for your patients, we apply the latest technology in processing your PFMs to ensure esthetics and ideal fits, contacts and occlusion that seat with little to no chairside adjustment. All Elite Dental Laboratory PFM restorations are backed by a seven-year free replacement guarantee.


Prep requirements

The ideal preparation requirement for PFMs is a chamfer margin or feather-edge margin preparation. If a porcelain labial margin is prescribed, then a shoulder margin preparation is required.

The ideal preparation for PFMs is a chamfer margin preparation. If a porcelain labial margin is prescribed, then a shoulder margin preparation of 1.25 mm is required. For anterior: 2.0 mm incisal reduction, 1.5 mm middle third reduction, ensuring preparation is cut into three planes and that labial and lingual walls are convergent. For posterior: 2.0 mm occlusal reduction; 1.5 mm middle third reduction; 1.25 mm gingival reduction on the buccal; buccal and lingual walls must be convergent. Feather-edge margin preparations are indicated for full-cast restorations.