Regular PFM (Porcelain Fused To Metal) Crown And Bridge


Regular PFM is handmade by dental technician by casting. The artistic skill of the dental laboratory technologist creating the crown or bridge will determine its strength, marginal fit and esthetic appeal.


Regular PFM is a PFM material. Before further reading you should visit link PFM (Porcelain fused metal) crown and bridge, to know basic detail, advantages and disadvantages of any PFM type restoration.


wax pattern for dental pfmIn this method a wax pattern of tooth crown or bridge is made, surrounding this pattern with an investment material, letting this harden, then melting wax and burning out the wax to produce an intricate and accurate mold was conceived. The next step involved is melting the metal and pouring it into the cavity. After cooled down, prepared product is removed from investment, finishing, sand blasting and polished.

conventional pfm dental restoration manufacturing

Disadvantages of Conventional PFM

  • In this casting method for metal framework, there are chances of casting errors like porosity, metal shrinkage after casting, voids and sometimes errors may be due to improper wax pattern handling. 
  • The casting error like porosity and voids are result in deficiency in properties of metal compromised the strength of dental restoration.
  • The metal shrinkage after casting result in improper fit of crown over model, then technician grind the inner fitting surface of crown to seat crown on model, result in improper fit of crown, marginal integrity compromised, result in leakage near margin, leads to secondary dental caries.

  • The casting errors are biggest disadvantages of conventional hand-made restoration. The latest DIRECT METAL LASER SINTERING (DMLS) is free of such casting errors, guaranteed perfect fit and marginal integrity and solid strength and more fast in time.

We have discontinued fabrication of crown and bridge work by conventional casting technology from 2022

To know more details about various crown and bridge of various types according to process of manufacture, material and brand, click below link….

Metal Free All-Ceramic or All-Porcelain


Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (PFM)

Full Metal

*What is not covered under warranty?

•           Repairs resulting from accident, neglect, abuse, failure of the supportive tooth or tissue structures, improper dental hygiene, or improper adjustments.

•           The patient must adhere to a semi-annual dental maintenance (cleaning and exam program)

Click Here To Know The Cost Of Dental Crown And Bridge At Dr. Bharat Katarmal Dental Clinic Jamnagar, Gujarat. India.


Do you need crown or bridge? Are you unhappy with your present crown or bridge? We can help you to start smile again. After examining your teeth and mouth, we can help you. To arrange your appointment at Dr. Bharat Katarmal Dental and Implant clinic at Jamnagar, please call at 9714290071.

cost of dental crown at Jamnagar

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