Figure 2-14.Nonmetalic Restorations.
(MFD) restoration; tooth #25, a mesial-incisal-lingual
(MIL) restoration; and tooth #24, a distal-incisal-
lingual (DIL) restoration.
Porcelain, Acrylic Resin, Glass Ionomer,
Artificial Crowns, Facings, and Pontics: Chart these
nonmetallic restorations by outlining all aspects of the
crown or facing as shown on tooth #27 in figure 2-14. In
the "Remarks" section, indicate the material used.
inscribe horizontal lines within the outline. If made of
an alloy other than gold (chrome), the same charting
applies. Indicate in "Remarks" section on the Forensic
Exam form the type crown and metal used.
Figure 2-15 shows examples of gold restorations.
Tooth #4 has a facial (F) gold restoration, tooth #7 has
a (DIL) gold restoration, and tooth #31 has a (MODFL)
To chart a full gold crown, outline each aspect of
the crown, and then draw horizontal lines in the
outlined area (fig. 2-15, tooth #19). Gold crowns may
have a tooth-colored facial surface made of acrylic
resin or porcelain call "facings." These facings are
Figure 2-15.Gold restorations and crowns.