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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 7

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...

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...

Endocrown 0

Endocrown

All Ceramics Endocrown is a restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the clinical crown and other lost structure of an endodontically treated tooth. It is fabricated from a “porcelain” block via CAD...

Metal Ceramic Dental Crown 4

Metal Ceramic Dental Crown

Metal Ceramic Dental Crown is a restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the clinical crown of a tooth. It is fabricated with porcelain fused to metal casting. Its abutment can be a...

Porcelain Fused to Metal Bridges 10

Porcelain Fused to Metal Bridges

The porcelain in porcelain fused to metal bridges should be nearly of equal thickness to avoid the possibility of weakening through uneven stress concentration. To meet this requirement, there should be a continuous strip...

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