Christine- Veneers and Crowns
Christine had porcelain fused to metal crowns on all her teeth that were done a few teeth at a time and were placed over 15-20 years ago . The porcelain to metal crowns usually showed a metal line around the edge of the tissue making it look like decay or discolored. Having teeth prepared for crowns a few teeth at a time means having different lab technicians work on the case. The aftermath is having different shaped crowns and colors that will not match exactly. Dr Michaelson recontoured Christine's tissue with a laser to make her smile line more even. He then prepared and placed a combination of 10 esthetic porcelain crowns and bridges on the upper teeth and 7 on the lower teeth. Christine's new porcelain restorations were made by the same lab and ceramist, this way all her teeth are symmetrical and matched in shade perfectly.
Lanny had worn down his teeth due to years of grinding and clenching. Dr Michaelson recommended restoring his teeth with Porcelain crowns to the original length, and it would have ... Read More