Where does a dentist go when he needs dental work? It’s not always practical to hold a mirror up to your own face and dive in with a drill. And administering your own sedation is also frowned upon!
Recently Dr Abraham McCarthy, dental associate at Envisage Dental Health, Larbert came into our Glasgow dental practice for porcelain crowns. Dr McCarthy has a tendency to grind his teeth at night and this had lead to some damage.
Ceramic porcelain crowns
At the preparation appointment Dr Murphy adjusted his six front teeth ready for his Lava ceramic porcelain crowns.
After minimal tooth structure reduction, necessary to make room for his new porcelain teeth, Dr Murphy took impressions in the company of Alec Adair, our ceramist for this procedure.
Alec, Dr McCarthy and Dr Murphy had a discussion regarding the shape, shade, profile and translucency of the porcelain required.
Abe was then fitted with acrylic temporary crowns which were fabricated using a ‘wax-up’ of what he wanted his new teeth to look like.
The temporaries were in place for two weeks, after which Abe returned for successful fitting of his final crowns.