A Systematic Review

Mahkota tiruan metal porselen anterior dengan modifikasi tepi porselen

Roeli Ardi Andries , Farisza Gita

Roeli Ardi Andries
Departemen Prostodonsia, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia. Email: doki_doki80@yahoo.com

Farisza Gita
Departemen Prostodonsia, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
Online First: October 30, 2010 | Cite this Article
Andries, R., Gita, F. 2010. Mahkota tiruan metal porselen anterior dengan modifikasi tepi porselen. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 9(2): 101-107.

Metal ceramic crown is a very popular restoration used in dentistry for its
advantageous properties. However, when metal ceramic crown is used at anterior
region, grey area usually occured around the margin area and cause poor esthetics.
The esthetic of metal ceramic crown can be improved by modifying the porcelain
margin. Therefore providing better translucency of cervical area the gingival will not
affected by metal coping. Margin preparation for porcelain should be shoulder type
with internal round angle and is made about 90-100° to root surface with 1-1.5 mm
thickness. This case report discussed about the management of metal ceramic dowel
crown on anterior teeth with modification of porcelain margin to achieve restoration
with excellent esthetics.


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