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 mobile jacket crowns usually feel dental hypersensitivity, adverse appearance as well as the worry of sudden dislodgement and ingestion of the loose dental crown. Other patients will also have gingivitis and periodontal problems.

There is also a possible loss of positional stability of the abutment tooth, potentially leading to over eruption of the said tooth or the opposing tooth.

A strong resin cement like Panavia should be considered in the case of a non retentive preparation on the tooth is discovered. Thorough examination of the occlusion should be done.

Strong resin cement like Panavia should be used in the case of a non retentive tooth preparation.

Strong resin cement like Panavia should be used in the case of a non retentive tooth preparation.

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