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.
GOLD RESTORATIONS. - Outline and 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) gold restoration.
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.Continue Reading