Category: Fixed Prosthodontics

Dental Crowns 0

Dental Crowns

Synonyms : Jacket, Jacket Crown, Crown Restoration, Cap A dental crown is a dental restoration that covers a tooth to restore it to its normal shape, size and function. Its purpose is to strengthen...

Crown Lengthening 2

Crown Lengthening

A stable, healthy gingival margin and adequate exposure of the clinical crown is necessary prior to crown preparation to prevent exposure of the crown margin and root surface after the crown is placed. This...

IPS e.max Restoration 10

IPS e.max Restoration

Discolored teeth are often the result of root canal treatment. Although porcelain fused to metal restorations can cover discolored tooth, the metal coping causes gray line along the margin too show up. This is...

Esthetic Veneers 8

Esthetic Veneers

The advent of new possibilities in adhesive cementation in conjunction with esthetic and high strength glass ceramics has given rise to an economically efficient and functionally sound treatment. Lithium disilicate ceramics offer dentists, the...

Radiographic Examination of Dental Implants 0

Radiographic Examination of Dental Implants

Examine the bone density at the fixture sites and monitor marginal bone loss. With a good parallel radiograph, the marginal bone loss is measured using the fixture threads as reference. The marginal bone loss...

Screw Application in Dental Prosthesis 0

Screw Application in Dental Prosthesis

Indications for use of screws in Prosthetic Dentistry: 1. The main indications are the connections of abutments and the construction of functional dental prosthesis. 2. Where a conventional fixed dental prosthesis cannot be constructed,...

Esthetic Restorations 3

Esthetic Restorations

Beautiful restorations can only be done if the the dentist and the ceramist are familiar with the basic principles of natural oral esthetics. This is the esthetic checklist, based on Belser’s: Fundamental Criteria 1....

Mobility of Fixed Dentures 0

Mobility of Fixed Dentures

It is common to see patients with loose or dislodged jacket crowns or fixed dentures. The results of a crown becoming loose could be problematic, including the danger of ingestion and inhalation. Patients with...

Loose Dental Crowns 0

Loose Dental Crowns

When the dentist is faced with a mobile dental crown, a complete examination of the restoration and the abutment tooth should be undertaken. Loose dental crowns could be caused by: 1. Crown decementation, due...

Types of Porcelain Dental Crowns 37

Types of Porcelain Dental Crowns

Types of ceramic dental crowns that are commonly available: 1. Metal ceramic 2. High-strength cores 3. Pressed-glass ceramics 4. Milled porcelain 5. Cappilary technique 6. CAD CAM Metal ceramic crowns are the conventional and...

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