How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

If you are not too lucky you’ve been at the dentist’s and maybe you already have a ceramic crown with metal in your mouth, or some of them. But hardly you know what happens outside the dentist’s room and how they make these crowns. Now you have a chance to find it out.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

So they get a dental model from a dentist and start the process…

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

They make a model of a patient’s mouth from various types of plaster.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

After opening they get exact copies of the patient’s teeth

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

In this particular case they plan to make two central cutting teeth.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

They apply some layers of special varnish and start making wax moulds for casting.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

This is a waxmelter, thickness of the wax shouldn’t exceed 0,3 mm and shouldn’t be thinner as well.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Making the neck thinner with the wax

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Fixing sprues

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Then they send it for casting

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

When the molding is ready, tested, defatted, covered with the first layer of priming, the crowns are sent to a vacuum stove for burning.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

The second layer of priming and back to the stove

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Metal packs after 2 layers of the priming

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Choosing suitable ceramic masses and making necessary consistence

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

With a brush they start a magic process

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

And to the stove again

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

The result of the first burning of the dentin, the mass has subsided for about 10-15% as it was expected.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Applying more layers and making more burnings

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Correcting the shape for the last time and applying a very thin layer of special transparent mass.

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

Final glossy burning

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

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How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal

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4 thoughts on “How They Make Ceramic Crowns With Metal”

  1. Even with the high price of gold, gold crowns in the US cost the same as a ceramic one and do not crack. A good choice for back teeth that are hard to see.

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