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Porcelain Fused to Metal Crowns. PFMs Offer a Consistent and Reliable Fit.

PFMs are fabricated with a metal-alloy interior and a porcelain exterior. This allows them to have the strength of metal crowns combined with the aesthetics of porcelain crowns.

Pros and Cons for PFMs:

  • Good strength because of metal under porcelain​

  • Ideal for very dark stumps or metal post 

  • Covers all stump shades

  • Often a dark line at margin due to metal will show through. Therefore, consider a porcelain shoulder margin when performing an anterior tooth restoration 

  • Recommended for bridges of all sizes

  • 1.5-2 mm reduction recommended

SeaBrook Dental Laboratory consistently creates PFMs that fit perfectly with the proper occlusion and require minimal, if any, chair-side adjustments. Let us make your job easier and less stressful.

High Noble (Argedent 500) alloy specification sheet 

Noble (Argelite 61+3) alloy specification sheet 

Non-Precious Talladium (Tilite P) alloy specification sheet

*Prices vary based amount amount and type of metal used

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Other PFM Choices to Consider:
When deciding to do a PFM crown or bridge consider these additional options to enhance strength and esthetics.

Porcelain Shoulder Margin

No Metal Collar

Metal Occlusion/ Metal Island

360 Degree Metal Collar

Metal Lingual

Lingual Metal Collar


SCHEDULE: 5 days in lab, 7 days for 2-6 units
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