Advantages of Porcelain Fused to Metal crowns:
The underlying metal fused with the porcelain provides stability and strength to the crown.
It has great aesthetic appeal and is most commonly preferred as it gives the restored tooth a natural look.
They have a very high rate of success in the long run.
Disadvantages of Porcelain Fused to Metal crowns:
The cosmetic appearance of these crowns is commendable but they are less appealing than other types.
They make the gums more vulnerable to gingival inflammation as compared to porcelain fused to gold and porcelain crowns.
Restoring tooth with these crowns requires a large part of the tooth structure to be removed.
Porcelain from the crown can easily break or chip off.
The teeth which bite against these crowns bet worn out in the long run.
Increased cost becomes a major drawback when precious metals are fused.
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