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We are hoping to educate the general public and our patients about the many possibilities that modern dentistry provides to improve oral health and quality of life in general. The opinions and cases presented here are actual dentistry performed by us and reflect our approach to dental care. At times, professional opinions and methods may vary amongst dentists.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Lava Porcelain / Zirconia Crowns

Treatment Report

Patient: A.B.

Chief Concerns: Severe decay throughout the mouth. Pain in several teeth. 

Diagnosis: Rampant dental decay resulting in discoloration and fracture of most teeth.  Multiple infected teeth requiring endodontic (root canal) therapy.

Treatment:  Root canal therapy on total of 6 teeth.  Composite restorations (white fillings) in the back teeth.  Lava PFZ (porcelain fused to zirconia) crowns for the front teeth.

Length of treatment time: 2 months

Photos after completion of treatment:

* Patient preferred photos taken at the start of treatment not to be published.

Dentistry by
Syamack Ganjavian, DDS