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Porcelain Fused to Metal Crowns

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are placed over an existing tooth to restore a tooth’s shape, size, and overall strength.  They are typically used to restore a tooth that may be broken, support a tooth that had a large filling, cover severe tooth stains as in tetracycline, hold dental bridges, and/or to protect a weak tooth.

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD knows that oral health and beauty in smiles are both important traits when treating teeth.  Dr. Lerch and her team work to provide patients with the procedures and services to achieve a healthy and stunning smile.  Through this blog, you will learn more about porcelain fused to metal crowns and the benefits that this procedure can provide to an individual.  Keep reading to learn more about this procedure offered at the Center for Esthetic Dentistry, LLC.

Porcelain Fused to Metal Crowns

At the Center for Esthetic Dentistry, LLC we are always looking for methods to improve dental procedures for patient comfort and durability.  The same can be said about our dental crown procedures.  Dental crowns come in many forms – some with metal under copings, some with zirconia or white underpinnings and some with no central core; these depend on bond strength for durability.

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD offers porcelain fused to metal crowns or PFM specifically where strength is needed. There are many advantages to considering porcelain fused to metal crowns, which include:

  • Metal fused with porcelain adds stability and strength to a crown
  • PFM’s can be very beautiful in the hand of skilled craftsman
  • High rates of success with the procedure

During a consultation, Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD will discuss all of your dental crown options with you, and evaluate which method might be best for you.  With Dr. Lerch, you can rest assured that all of your questions will be answered and that you can have a smile that is not only healthy, but beautiful as well.

Learn More about Our Dental Services

If you would like to learn more about Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD and our dental procedures, please do not hesitate to contact us at our New Haven office.  We will answer all of your questions about our services, and offer insight into which type of dental crown may benefit your needs.

At the Center for Esthetic Dentistry, we are passionate about delivering outstanding patient care with every procedure and service that we offer.  Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD combines technical skills with artistry to provide patients with unparalleled results, no matter what procedure is performed.  Learn more about the Art of Smiles difference.  Give a call today at 203-624-5256.



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