Captek™ is a patented “reinforced gold” technology for Crowns & Bridges , offering the esthetics of metal-free restorations and the strength of low or no gold PFM’s.
Description Reinforced Gold Sub-Structure with unique chemically and mechanically bonded porcelain. Has a composition and thickness which are ideal for long or short span bridges. Captek™ copings are connected to a bridge by specific soldering technique. The fabrication allows no casting distortion for a perfect passive fit.
Materials: Internally reinforced gold ; 84% Gold 5.3% platinum 7.2% palladium
Advantages Brilliant aesthetics, any margin design, resists plaque formation, can be with or without porcelain margins or metal collars.
Limitations: No more than 18mm span or 4 unit anterior or 3 unit posterior
Insertion: Any traditional cement
Working days in lab: 5