The selected form given to a natural tooth when it is reduced by instrumentation to receive a prosthesis (e.g., artificial crown or a retainer for a fixed or removable prosthesis). The selection of the form is guided by clinical circumstances and physical properties of the materials that make up the prosthesis. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239)
Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
Procedures carried out with regard to the teeth or tooth structures preparatory to specified dental therapeutic and surgical measures.
A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
Facilities for the performance of services related to dental treatment but not done directly in the patient's mouth.
One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.
The plan, delineation, and location of actual structural elements of dentures. The design can relate to retainers, stress-breakers, occlusal rests, flanges, framework, lingual or palatal bars, reciprocal arms, etc.
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
Holding a DENTAL PROSTHESIS in place by its design, or by the use of additional devices or adhesives.
A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. It is essentially a mixture of particles of feldspar and quartz, the feldspar melting first and providing a glass matrix for the quartz. Dental porcelain is produced by mixing ceramic powder (a mixture of quartz, kaolin, pigments, opacifiers, a suitable flux, and other substances) with distilled water. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.
The fusion of ceramics (porcelain) to an alloy of two or more metals for use in restorative and prosthodontic dentistry. Examples of metal alloys employed include cobalt-chromium, gold-palladium, gold-platinum-palladium, and nickel-based alloys.
The process of reuniting or replacing a broken or worn dental prosthesis or its part.
Substances used to create an impression, or negative reproduction, of the teeth and dental arches. These materials include dental plasters and cements, metallic oxide pastes, silicone base materials, or elastomeric materials.
Inability or inadequacy of a dental restoration or prosthesis to perform as expected.
A commonly used prosthesis that results in a strong, permanent restoration. It consists of an electrolytically etched cast-metal retainer that is cemented (bonded), using resins, to adjacent teeth whose enamel was previously acid-treated (acid-etched). This type of bridgework is sometimes referred to as a Maryland bridge.
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)
Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.
The failure to retain teeth as a result of disease or injury.
The plan and delineation of DENTAL IMPLANT fitting with DENTAL ABUTMENT.
The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
A partial denture designed and constructed to be removed readily from the mouth.
Procedure of producing an imprint or negative likeness of the teeth and/or edentulous areas. Impressions are made in plastic material which becomes hardened or set while in contact with the tissue. They are later filled with plaster of Paris or artificial stone to produce a facsimile of the oral structures present. Impressions may be made of a full complement of teeth, of areas where some teeth have been removed, or in a mouth from which all teeth have been extracted. (Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
Contraction of the muscle of the PHARYNX caused by stimulation of sensory receptors on the SOFT PALATE, by psychic stimuli, or systemically by drugs.
The collective tissues from which an entire tooth is formed, including the DENTAL SAC; ENAMEL ORGAN; and DENTAL PAPILLA. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
The teeth of the first dentition, which are shed and replaced by the permanent teeth.
The upper part of the tooth, which joins the lower part of the tooth (TOOTH ROOT) at the cervix (TOOTH CERVIX) at a line called the cementoenamel junction. The entire surface of the crown is covered with enamel which is thicker at the extremity and becomes progressively thinner toward the cervix. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p216)
A denture replacing all natural teeth and associated structures in both the maxilla and mandible.
The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)
Removable prosthesis constructed over natural teeth or implanted studs.
The emergence of a tooth from within its follicle in the ALVEOLAR PROCESS of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE into the ORAL CAVITY. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.
A partial denture intended for short-term use in a temporary or emergency situation.
An extra tooth, erupted or unerupted, resembling or unlike the other teeth in the group to which it belongs. Its presence may cause malposition of adjacent teeth or prevent their eruption.
Congenital absence of or defects in structures of the teeth.
An appliance used as an artificial or prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It does not include CROWNS; DENTAL ABUTMENTS; nor TOOTH, ARTIFICIAL.
Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Loss of the tooth substance by chemical or mechanical processes
A tooth from which the dental pulp has been removed or is necrotic. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
A fabricated tooth substituting for a natural tooth in a prosthesis. It is usually made of porcelain or plastic.
The surgical removal of a tooth. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)
Endosseous dental implantation where implants are fitted with an abutment or where an implant with a transmucosal coronal portion is used immediately (within 1 week) after the initial extraction. Conventionally, the implantation is performed in two stages with more than two months in between the stages.
The description and measurement of the various factors that produce physical stress upon dental restorations, prostheses, or appliances, materials associated with them, or the natural oral structures.
A complete denture replacing all the natural maxillary teeth and associated maxillary structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying maxillary bone.
Presentation devices used for patient education and technique training in dentistry.
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
Content, management, editing, policies, and printing of dental periodicals such as journals, newsletters, tabloids, and bulletins.
One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS.
Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)
A tooth that is prevented from erupting by a physical barrier, usually other teeth. Impaction may also result from orientation of the tooth in an other than vertical position in the periodontal structures.
A denture replacing one or more (but not all) natural teeth. It is supported and retained by underlying tissue and some or all of the remaining teeth.
Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
A normal developing tooth which has not yet perforated the oral mucosa or one that fails to erupt in the normal sequence or time interval expected for the type of tooth in a given gender, age, or population group.
One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
The process of producing a form or impression made of metal or plaster using a mold.
Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)
The process of TOOTH formation. It is divided into several stages including: the dental lamina stage, the bud stage, the cap stage, and the bell stage. Odontogenesis includes the production of tooth enamel (AMELOGENESIS), dentin (DENTINOGENESIS), and dental cementum (CEMENTOGENESIS).
The constricted part of the tooth at the junction of the crown and root or roots. It is often referred to as the cementoenamel junction (CEJ), the line at which the cementum covering the root of a tooth and the enamel of the tooth meet. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p530, p433)
The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
Congenital absence of the teeth; it may involve all (total anodontia) or only some of the teeth (partial anodontia, hypodontia), and both the deciduous and the permanent dentition, or only teeth of the permanent dentition. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A restoration designed to remain in service for not less than 20 to 30 years, usually made of gold casting, cohesive gold, or amalgam. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Alloys that contain a high percentage of gold. They are used in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
A hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)
An X-linked form of ectodermal dysplasia which results from mutations of the gene encoding ECTODYSPLASIN.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Physiologic loss of the primary dentition. (Zwemer, Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Partial or complete displacement of a tooth from its alveolar support. It is commonly the result of trauma. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p312)
The third tooth to the left and to the right of the midline of either jaw, situated between the second INCISOR and the premolar teeth (BICUSPID). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p817)
Two teeth united during development by the union of their tooth germs; the teeth may be joined by the enamel of their crowns, by their root dentin, or by both.
The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
The process whereby calcium salts are deposited in the dental enamel. The process is normal in the development of bones and teeth. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p43)
A richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue of mesodermal origin, contained in the central cavity of a tooth and delimited by the dentin, and having formative, nutritive, sensory, and protective functions. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The use of computers for designing and/or manufacturing of anything, including drugs, surgical procedures, orthotics, and prosthetics.
Solid fixation of a tooth resulting from fusion of the cementum and alveolar bone, with obliteration of the periodontal ligament. It is uncommon in the deciduous dentition and very rare in permanent teeth. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions for use in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
Progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes that do not involve bacterial action. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p296)
A hollow part of the alveolar process of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE where each tooth fits and is attached via the periodontal ligament.
The hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Reinsertion of a tooth into the alveolus from which it was removed or otherwise lost.
Resorption of calcified dental tissue, involving demineralization due to reversal of the cation exchange and lacunar resorption by osteoclasts. There are two types: external (as a result of tooth pathology) and internal (apparently initiated by a peculiar inflammatory hyperplasia of the pulp). (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p676)
A symptom complex consisting of pain, muscle tenderness, clicking in the joint, and limitation or alteration of mandibular movement. The symptoms are subjective and manifested primarily in the masticatory muscles rather than the temporomandibular joint itself. Etiologic factors are uncertain but include occlusal dysharmony and psychophysiologic factors.
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
A prosthesis or restoration placed for a limited period, from several days to several months, which is designed to seal the tooth and maintain its position until a permanent restoration (DENTAL RESTORATION, PERMANENT) will replace it. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Specific alloys not less than 85% chromium and nickel or cobalt, with traces of either nickel or cobalt, molybdenum, and other substances. They are used in partial dentures, orthopedic implants, etc.
The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
Measurement of tooth characteristics.
Substances used to bond COMPOSITE RESINS to DENTAL ENAMEL and DENTIN. These bonding or luting agents are used in restorative dentistry, ROOT CANAL THERAPY; PROSTHODONTICS; and ORTHODONTICS.
A tooth's loss of minerals, such as calcium in hydroxyapatite from the tooth matrix, caused by acidic exposure. An example of the occurrence of demineralization is in the formation of dental caries.
The 32 teeth of adulthood that either replace or are added to the complement of deciduous teeth. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Synthetic resins, containing an inert filler, that are widely used in dentistry.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Dental cements composed either of polymethyl methacrylate or dimethacrylate, produced by mixing an acrylic monomer liquid with acrylic polymers and mineral fillers. The cement is insoluble in water and is thus resistant to fluids in the mouth, but is also irritating to the dental pulp. It is used chiefly as a luting agent for fabricated and temporary restorations. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p159)
An inflammatory process with loss of supporting bone in the tissues surrounding functioning DENTAL IMPLANTS.
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... periodontal health of abutment. Results: Chi-square test was applied to find out differences between the groups at 95% ... Methods: 50 adult partially edentulous patient seeking for replacement of missing teeth having Kennedy class I and II arches ... Periodontal health of abutment was gradually deteriorated in all acrylic denture group (p,0.05). Conclusions: With adequate ... The horizontal and lateral stress on the abutment teeth may cause breakdown of periodontal tissue and increase the tooth ...
Tooth-matched coloring combined with customized preparation and dimensioning make for optimal mucogingival esthetics in implant ... Stability of the Mucosal Topography Around Single-Tooth Implants and Adjacent Teeth: 1-Year Results. Grunder, Ueli. ... Ceramic Abutments - A New Era in Achieving Optimal Esthetics in Implant Dentistry. Yildirim, Murat / Edelhoff, Daniel / Hanisch ... This article describes the surgical and prosthodontic procedure for the immediately loaded mandibular implant bar overdenture ...
  • After the fixed restorations were cemented to the abutments, electronic surveying and three-dimensional printing were used to fabricate metal frameworks for the patient's removable partial dentures. (
  • When tooth replacement is indicated, clinicians must decide which of the available prosthetic restorations will meet patients' demands at best. (
  • These restorations are fixed and removable dental prostheses retained and supported by either natural teeth or dental implants. (
  • 2 (Fig. 1) (Fig. 2) There has to be an understanding and rapport between the dentist and technician with respect to Type of restoration and their indications Preparation requirements for particular types of restorations. (
  • Visits to prosthodontists (dentists who specialize in mouth reconstructions, such as crowns, fixed bridges, dentures, and implants) and cosmetic or esthetic dentists (those who repair and enhance teeth through whitening, veneer application, or attachment of permanent restorations) increased from the 1990s into the twenty-first century. (
  • Cosmetic dentists and prosthodontists create restorations in order to repair, replace, or enhance a patient's tooth or teeth. (
  • This compelling clinical monograph outlines how to manage the soft tissue in a practical manner, whether providing patients with tooth-borne or implant-supported restorations. (
  • A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. (
  • Consequently, it is rather common for endodontically treated teeth to receive full coverage restorations to ensure that they show better resistance to external forces [ 4 ]. (
  • Furthermore, even the rate of complications of prosthetic restorations fixed on endodontically treated abutment teeth has been reported with a higher incidence, resulting in tooth loss [ 5 ]. (
  • Provisional restorations are a critical component of fixed prosthodontic treatment, biologically and biomechanically. (
  • Provisional crown and FPD restorations play several key roles during the treatment process for the health of the tooth, periodontium, and pulp. (
  • 4 To allow for the maintenance of periodontal health for both natural teeth and implants, materials used for provisional restorations need to be smooth and not plaque-retentive. (
  • Provisional restorations also can provide important diagnostic information on occlusal relationships and tooth positions and changes desired. (
  • Also, once cemented for vital teeth, these restorations must provide thermal protection and seal the preparation, protecting the dentin from bacterial invasion and dentinal sensitivity. (
  • Up to three teeth were prepared for indirect metallic restorations, and the provisional restorations were cemented with a triamcinolone/demeclocycyline (Ledermix) or a calcium hydroxide (Provicol) based material. (
  • Dental cement should fulfil specific biological, physical, mechanical and handling requirements to establish retention of the restorations to tooth preparation or implant abutment and maintain its integrity. (
  • Ceramics in Dentistry-Part I: Classes of Materials Many different types of ceramic systems have been introduced in recent years for all types of indirect restorations, from very conservative no-preparation veneers, to multi-unit posterior fixed partial dentures (FPDs) and everything in between. (
  • these types of restorations may solve most or all of the issues, including severe tooth discoloration, chips, cracks and the wear and tear that causes uneven teeth. (
  • The different types of fixed prostheses are also known as "indirect restorations" and can be used to repair one tooth … The main types of indirect restoration are shown below: Crown. (
  • There is the chamfer, which is popular with full gold restorations, which effectively removed the smallest amount of tooth structure. (
  • Regardless restorations opposed by a denture, where one single tooth on each side of the arch would be needed as a retainer, in the case where bony support of abutment could be compromised 3, or more abutment teeth have to be included in design on each side. (
  • Two sets of custom gold abutments were used prior to and following surgical correction of a pre-existing soft and hard tissue ridge defect surrounding maxillary central incisor implant restorations. (
  • Lithium disilicate LS2 glass ceramic is ideally suitable for the fabrication of monolithic single tooth restorations. (
  • The operator has limited control over the length of the cusps of restorations unless the opposing teeth are also being treated. (
  • A preliminary set of custom abutments and provisional restorations for the implants at the site of the maxillary central incisors was fabricated using a silicone index taken from a wax-up. (
  • Which of the following marginal designs is theoretically the best finishing margin for cast gold restorations, allowing burnishing and adaptation of the gold to the tooth? (
  • All these prosthodontic implant-supported restorations are out of occlusion. (
  • Thus, in order to protect these prepared abutment teeth provisional restorations are fabricated and the process is called as Temporization. (
  • It will be a step by step guide to tooth preparation for veneers, partial and full crowns. (
  • Conventional bridges are bridges that are supported by full coverage crowns, three-quarter crowns, post-retained crowns, onlays and inlays on the abutment teeth. (
  • They are most often used when the abutment teeth are whole and sound (i.e., no crowns or major fillings). (
  • Inlays and crowns, used to repair damage to the teeth, replace tooth structure lost to decay or injury, protect what remains, and restore the tooth's shape and function. (
  • Crowns may be necessary when a tooth cracks, has its entire structure weakened by decay, or becomes brittle after a root canal. (
  • Crowns can also cover dental implants or abutment (adjacent) teeth when fitting a bridge. (
  • Crowns are used less frequently to enhance stained or damaged teeth. (
  • Newer techniques, such as bleaching or veneer application, are less invasive, save more original tooth structure, and cost less than crowns. (
  • All ceramic crowns are indicated in case of mild to moderate discoloration, restoration of traumatized or fractured teeth and abnormal tooth anatomy. (
  • Fracture resistance and the mode of failure produced in metal-free crowns cemented onto zirconia abutments in dental implants. (
  • The purpose of the investigation was to analyze fracture resistance and mode of failure of zirconium oxide (zirconia) abutments placed on dental implants bearing crowns of different esthetic materials. (
  • Mechanical stability of zirconia meso-abutments bonded to titanium bases restored with different monolithic all-ceramic crowns. (
  • To evaluate the bending moments and failure modes of zirconia meso-abutments bonded to titanium bases restored with different monolithic all-ceramic crowns after aging, and to compare them to titanium. (
  • The purpose of this study was to measure the marginal gaps of CAD/CAM all-ceramic crowns constructed using different cement spaces on crown preparations created by undergraduate students. (
  • In patient situations with thin peri-implant soft tissues, zirconia abutments and all-ceramic crowns should be used in combination. (
  • In cases with thick mucosa, titanium can be used as the abutment material, combined with metal-ceramic crowns. (
  • name": "Clinton Dental Center", The crowns support an artificial tooth between them. (
  • 6 ] examined temporary interim cements for the cementation of provisional crowns regarding the aspect of a possible reduction of incidence and severity of pain after tooth preparation. (
  • Some of its common uses include temporary restoration of teeth, cavity linings to provide pulpal protection, sedation or insulation and cementing fixed prosthodontic appliances (dental crowns, dental bridges, and some removable partial dentures ) by a process improperly called cementing or cementation. (
  • Today in Sweden all-ceramic materials dominate for both single implant and tooth-supported crowns anteriorly as well as posteriorly. (
  • Crowns are used to fill a large part of a cavity along a visible tooth, while bridges are the largest fixed prosthodontics, replacing one whole tooth or two adjacent teeth. (
  • It consists of a pontic (filler tooth), which is attached to two crowns that fit over the existing teeth and hold the bridge in place. (
  • The following case reports depict the interdisciplinary approach to restore function and aesthetic of severely damaged treated teeth by means of full veneer crowns after custom cast post. (
  • This study compared the retention of implant-supported crowns when used with 3 different surface roughness abutments and one temporary cement. (
  • Thirty base metal crowns were made on the 4 mm ITI abutment analogs using plastic coping. (
  • The prepared copings were cemented on the abutments by TempBond temporary cement and finally, crowns were pulled from the abutment in a universal test machine at a cross speed of 0.5cm/min. (
  • Key Tooth Preparation Form Decisions Finish line form 3 types have been used Chamfer Shoulder Shoulder bevel Margin design All Ceramic All Porcelain Crowns. (
  • To evaluate the clinical behavior and survival of full coverage monolithic zirconia crowns on posterior teeth over a 5-year follow-up. (
  • Periodontal clinical parameters were recorded (pocket probing depth (PPD), plaque index (PLI), bleeding on probing (BOP), and gingival recession (GR)). Wear to the zirconia crowns and antagonist teeth were also evaluated with Geomagic software (3D Systems, U.S.A.). Patients' satisfaction with treatment was evaluated in a questionnaire. (
  • GR and BOP were the only clinical parameters found to be significantly greater around teeth restored with crowns. (
  • The monolithic zirconia crowns suffered less wear than the enamel of antagonist teeth. (
  • Monolithic zirconia crowns on posterior teeth are a highly predictable treatment option, with a high survival rate. (
  • 5-7,10,13-16 The broad fused tooth may display clinically as a groove delineating two crowns, a bifid crown, or an incisal notch, 1,6 and geminated teeth display clinically as mirror images of the joined crown. (
  • Implant-supported crowns , bridges , and dentures are truly the next best thing to having a mouth full of strong, healthy natural teeth. (
  • Crowns (caps) are made from gold and/or porcelain to restore teeth when large amounts of tooth structure has been lost. (
  • Crowns can also be used to improve the way teeth look. (
  • Sometimes when a tooth is lost we can replace it with a bridge which has crowns on the teeth adjacent to the space left by the extracted tooth and suspending an artificial tooth or teeth between the crowns. (
  • Porcelain fused to metal crowns on teeth 13, 12 and 11 and a three-unit bridge on 21, 22 and 23 were made and cemented, as well as correcting the anterior open bite using an anterior edge to edge relation as a compromise faster treatment of open bite (Fig. 8a, 8b, 8c). (
  • In addition to restoring a single natural tooth, crowns can be used in other situations including being the supporting ends of dental bridge, covering dental implants, or as coverage for a cracked tooth to prevent further breakdown. (
  • There are many reasons to seek emergency dental care, including severe toothaches, chipped or fractured teeth, a dental abscess, impacted teeth, loose or broken fillings, lost or dislodged crowns, broken dentures and more. (
  • Hard deposit of mineralized plaque which is attached to crowns and/or roots of teeth. (
  • On other side, Robinson reported on the effect of vital tooth bleaching on provisional restorative materials and concluded that bis-acryl and polycarbonate crowns showed no difference in color in comparison to methacrylate materials. (
  • Each preparation on every tooth is described, and indications are given on what preparation fits better into different clinical situations: if the abutment will support a single crown or a bridge, tooth position, restorative material, periodontal health, importance in occlusal function. (
  • In particular, two criteria were used to prepare the abutments: the first was to remove only the portion of the enamel that appeared macroscopically altered and the second was to follow the occlusal morphology obtained from the diagnostic wax-up. (
  • The occlusal-supporting abilities (OSAs) of remaining teeth are closely related to their physiologic and pathologic periodontal tissue support, and directly affect prosthodontic treatment planning. (
  • Further, the results of our prior analyses indicated that the occlusal pressure of individual teeth can be used as an indicator of OSA. (
  • Shows the tooth reduction, preparation of mesial and distal boxes, occlusal isthmus, and retention grooves. (
  • The Accuracy of Dental Students and Dentists Assessing the Total Occlusal Convergence of Crown Preparations. (
  • In the second visit, the dentist bonds the prepared bridge work over the abutment teeth and corrects occlusal discrepancies, if any. (
  • The component that differentiates UFPD from the conventional fixed prosthesis is a metal retainer that is inserted into the proximal and occlusal preparations of the abutment teeth 5,8 , usually at or supragingivally favoring the biological aspects and higiene 9 . (
  • 2,8 They are also diagnostic in that they provide critical information for the evaluation of adequate axial and occlusal clearance and reduction of the tooth preparation for the final restoration. (
  • Multidisciplinary management, including endodontic and restorative dentistry, periodontics, corticotomy-assisted orthodontics, implants, and prosthetics, was used for a young female patient with multiple missing teeth, anterior deep bite, and a malocclusion with cant of the occlusal plane. (
  • Clinical manifestations, as periodontal ligament thickening, mobility, wear facets, fremitus, pain, and tooth darkening and fracture characterize specifi c clinical signs of occlusal trauma due to premature contacts during mandibular movement (1). (
  • These forces can result in unintended movement of adjacent teeth, apical root resorption, and disruption of occlusal harmony, including supraeruption and canting. (
  • They provide pulpal protection, maintain periodontal health, occlusal relationship and tooth position of the abutment tooth and also help in deciding the shade, shape and contour of the final restoration, especially in cases of long term anterior temporization. (
  • Feedback data, indicative of this relationship, is then generated, for example whether the preparation geometry is adequate for the particular type of prosthesis. (
  • A bridge is a fixed dental restoration (a fixed dental prosthesis) used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth or dental implants. (
  • Fixed bridge: A dental prosthesis that is definitively attached to natural teeth and replaces missing teeth. (
  • Abutment: The tooth that supports and retains a dental prosthesis. (
  • Retainer: The component attached to the abutment for retention of the prosthesis. (
  • In these types of bridges, the abutment teeth require preparation and reduction to support the prosthesis. (
  • a tooth used for support or anchorage of a fixed or removable prosthesis. (
  • There are limited advantages that can be accomplished by the removable prosthesis for replacing the natural teeth, such as non-invasive and low-cost partial dentures can be constructed by heat cured acrylic resin solely known as all acrylic partial dentures, whereas cast partial denture has metallic framework along with metallic denture base or acrylic resin denture base. (
  • Among the different types of prosthesis, there is a ultraconservative fixed partial denture (UFPD) which is a mixed prosthesis type that combines principles of fixed prosthesis (metal structures, abutment teeth, pontics, ceramic veneering and cementation), and restorative dentistry (which uses restorative materials with innovations for esthetic, wear, polishing and especially adhesive systems that favor the longevity of the restoration 6 ) that allow simpler and less aggressive preparations 7 . (
  • ABUTMENT - a tooth or implant used to support a prosthesis. (
  • Following implant placement, angular corrections between 0° and 30° are accomplished by specialized multi-unit abutments, and an esthetic hybrid provisional prosthesis is typically delivered on the same day. (
  • Surgical procedure for recontouring alveolar structures, usually in preparation for a prosthesis. (
  • Fixed prosthodontic treatment, whether involving complete or partial coverage, natural tooth or dental implant abutments, commonly relies on indirect fabrication of definitive prosthesis in the dental laboratory. (
  • 1) During this time span of fabrication of definitive prosthesis, which on an average takes about 7-10 days, prepared tooth need to be protected from the oral environment and also its relationship with the adjacent and opposite teeth need to be maintained. (
  • A provisional restoration is an integral part of successful treatment for fixed prosthesis as they protect the prepared abutment teeth, while the final prosthesis is being fabricated. (
  • Implants have become the preferred method of single tooth replacement these days, patients receiving implant treatments not only expect restoration of masticatory function, they also expec. (
  • This study evaluated the soft tissue stability around 10 single-tooth implants. (
  • This article discusses the application of orthodontic extrusion to conservatively restore a single tooth with minimal coronal tooth structure in the esthetic zone. (
  • Early reports indicated single-tooth implant results were less predictable than they have become in the last 10 years. (
  • By far, the best option for replacing a single tooth is a dental implant with a crown. (
  • context": "", Single Tooth Replacement Options. (
  • closes": "18:00" Box 16-10 Advantages of Single-Tooth Implants. (
  • 10] Salinas, T.J., Block, M.S. and Sadan, A. (2004) Fixed partial denture or single-tooth implant restoration? (
  • In the adult patient, the loss of teeth or periodontal support can cause pathologic migration of a single tooth or group of teeth. (
  • Single tooth / multiple teeth implants. (
  • It was a staggering $3,000, meaning my total cost would be almost $5,000 to replace a single tooth. (
  • In contrast, gemination is caused by the incomplete division of a single tooth bud, which results in a complete or incomplete crown with a single root and root canal system. (
  • A chart review was conducted of 231 patients who had been treated for immediate single-tooth rehabilitation. (
  • Starting from a single tooth restoration to a full mouth reconstruction, Prosthodontics remains the basic foundation in clinical Dentistry involving basic steps like the diagnosis, treatment planning, tooth preparation, impression, model articulation, laboratory procedures and final delivery. (
  • It is therefore important to replace the single tooth or multiple teeth that have been lost. (
  • It has been reported that a large number of endodontically treated teeth are restored to their original function with the use of intraradicular devices. (
  • Fiber Reinforcement of Endodontically Treated Teeth: What Options Do We Have? (
  • Intraradicular posts are useful adjuncts in the restoration of endodontically treated teeth. (
  • It is generally the common opinion of dental authorities that endodontically treated teeth are more prone to fracture due to a variety of factors such as extensive tissue loss, loss of moisture content, and flexibility as well as decrease in resistance due to endodontic access preparations [ 1 - 3 ]. (
  • This shows that meticulous care is to be exercised when confronted with challenging cases where endodontically treated teeth are accompanied by hard tissue loss with extensive magnitude. (
  • This application is especially preferred for the restoration of endodontically treated teeth where extensive loss of hard tissue necessitates additional reinforcement of the remaining structure apart from the crown itself. (
  • This paper outlines criteria which allow the clinician to identify endodontically treated teeth that can be restored with a high level of predictability. (
  • For an endodontically treated tooth not requiring a post, the requirements are for biologic width + ferrule length, (i.e. 4.5 mm of supra-bony solid tooth dentin a minimum of 1 mm thick after preparation). (
  • Teeth that are endodontically treated, or are likely to be in future, should be avoided as abutments supporting precision attachment RPDs, distal extension RPDs or cantilever FPDs. (
  • The restoration of the endodontically treated tooth is an important aspect of dental practice involving a range of treatment options of varying complexity. (
  • Generally, endodontically treated teeth have experienced significant coronal destruction as well as a loss of radicular dentin, secondary to endodontic treatment. (
  • The intent of this article is to present a set of criteria which, when met, will indicate a predicably restorable endodontically treated tooth. (
  • 3 There have been suggestions that endodontically treated teeth are somehow more brittle than vital teeth. (
  • Prevalence of full crown restoration of endodontically treated teeth in students and interns dental clinics od King Khalid University. (
  • 1982). In the 1700s Fauchard inserted wooden dowels in canals of teeth to aid in crown retention. (
  • To compare the effects of cast partial denture with conventional all acrylic denture in respect to retention, stability, masticatory efficiency, comfort and periodontal health of abutments. (
  • With adequate maintenance of oral and denture hygiene at a regular interval, cast partial denture compared with acrylic partial denture provides better results in terms of retention, stability, comfort and periodontal health of abutment. (
  • A common doctrine has been to replace a missing tooth to prevent complications such as tipping, extrusion, increased plaque retention, caries, periodontal disease, and collapse of the integrity of the arch8,14 (Figure 16-2). (
  • Post is a dental material placed in the root of structurally insufficient tooth when additional retention is needed to retain the core & coronal restoration. (
  • Conclusion: Surface modification of implant abutment by diamond bur may be an effective method to increase retention of crown when TempBond is used. (
  • K-prosthodontic-lec3 Retention stability-and-support. (
  • The retentive quality of an extracoronal clasp varies with the alloy, physical form, location on the abutment, a … For edentulous patients, successful denture therapy is influenced by the biomechanical phenomena of support, stability, and retention. (
  • However, clinical studies have shown that retention of teeth with poor prognosis have little effect on the proximal bone loss around adjacent teeth and possibly can be maintained over 10 years in patients who receive regular supportive periodontal treatment. (
  • If there's enough coronal tooth structure to yield retention to a core build up, a post will not be necessary. (
  • If the remaining tooth structure and the pulpal space support sufficient retention for the buildup, a post will not be needed and should be avoided. (
  • In anterior teeth, the forces act in more horizontal direction and the cross section area is small, thus the insertion of post is necessary depending on the retention of core build up after tooth preparation. (
  • Partial dentures can achieve adequate retention and stability by having clasps on the teeth surrounding the edentulous areas. (
  • The parameters that define tooth color (hue, chroma value, translucency, opalescence and florescence's) are well the practice of esthetic restorative dentistry, communication among the clinicians and laboratory technicians work as a team to restore both form and function of their patients. (
  • The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of superstructure material on crestal bone resorption and esthetic outcome of dental implants in patients with single missing tooth in th. (
  • The sequential presentation of the realized procedures emphasized the unique aspects of the dental preparation, impression techniques, and cautions during metal structures and ceramic try-in procedures, and esthetic overlay on the metal with composite resin. (
  • The maxillary posterior teeth are often in the esthetic zone (especially the maxillary premolars), and bone loss may compromise the esthetic result. (
  • The RPD transitional may also depress the interdental papillae of the adjacent teeth, resulting in an esthetic compromise. (
  • The advantages of the removable restoration for multiple tooth loss include the following: ease of daily care of the adjacent teeth, the ability to have a soft tissue replacement around the missing tooth in esthetic zones with gross defects, maxillary lip support in gross defects, minimal preparation of the abutment teeth, and reduced cost (, Soft tissue replacement in esthetic areas, Removable prostheses do not maintain bone. (
  • Dental implants have shown high capability to restore esthetic and proper function of lost teeth. (
  • To achieve esthetic resotrations, prothodontists have to control factors such as tooth contour and anatomy, facial contours, upper and lower arches relationship, arch form, and color. (
  • Skills of dentist and laboratory technician are very important in giving highly esthetic and functional prosthodontic results, but it is very important for both to know the most appropri- ate designs of bridges for every case. (
  • 1 Dr. Ajit S. Jankar, 2 Dr. yogesh J.Kale Abstract: Dental professionals must consider the health of surrounding soft tissues, reproduce the size, shape and surface texture of the adjacent teeth and select the proper shade and colour, which in and itself is a primary determination of clinical success. (
  • Bridges consist of a metal framework and one or more artificial teeth anchored to adjacent teeth (abutment teeth). (
  • At 4 to 6 months postsurgery, 6 teeth, along with the adjacent graft site, were removed en bloc. (
  • After preparation of 24 cylindric acute defects adjacent to the coronal 5 mm of each implant, 18 of the defects were treated by DFDB, HA, or e-PTFE. (
  • A Dental Bridge should be constructed only when the number of missing teeth is not more than three and the adjacent teeth or abutment teeth are in good health to support the replacement. (
  • Traditional bridges take support from the adjacent healthy teeth or implants on either side of the missing teeth. (
  • Used when the missing tooth has an adjacent tooth on one side only. (
  • In this situation, the dentist takes support from two adjacent teeth on the same side and prepares two adjacent teeth to receive the restoration. (
  • Although exposure of additional clinical tooth structure by surgical crown lengthening is often recommended, such an approach is usually discouraged because of the possible adverse periodontal changes to the adjacent teeth and compromised esthetics, especially in the presence of an otherwise intact arch. (
  • If services are not excluded as to particular teeth under this provision, cosmetic treatment of teeth adjacent or near the affected teeth are excluded. (
  • Successful management requires an assessment of the role of the restored tooth in the overall dentition, the load it will have to bear and the status of adjacent teeth. (
  • For example, a temporary crown with a bonded bracket can be cemented to an implant, which can then be used as anchorage for intrusion, extrusion, rotation, or tipping of the adjacent tooth without affecting the natural dentition. (
  • This article introduces a biomechanical setup with an osseointegrated implant-supported device, called the handlebar-style technique (HST), that can accommodate the proposed vectors for movement of a single misaligned tooth while preventing undesirable movement of adjacent teeth. (
  • The adjacent teeth may start to drift or tilt into the space, and teeth in the opposing jaw may start to shift toward the area of the missing tooth. (
  • An artificial substitute for natural teeth and adjacent tissues. (
  • The resulting OSA score, based on nPLI and rPLI, was proposed as a suitable tool for epidemiologic research on the progression of tooth loss and the survival rate of prostheses. (
  • As dental implants are not affordable for a vast majority of patients, the choice is often limited to conventional tooth supported prostheses. (
  • Resin bonded bridge: A dental prostheses where the pontic is connected to the surface of natural teeth which are either unprepared or minimally prepared. (
  • How well these prostheses restores and maintain the functions of natural teeth depends on a large extent on the numbers and location of the missing teeth (2). (
  • Prosthodontics, also called Prosthodontia, dental specialty concerned with restoration and maintenance of oral function, appearance, and comfort by use of prostheses.The oral prostheses replacing teeth may be removable dentures or partial dentures or permanently fixed tooth prostheses, connected to remaining teeth or implanted in the alveolar bone. (
  • Permanent teeth with an abnormal shape can be used as abutments for prostheses [ 20 ] or must be removed [ 21 ]. (
  • A common problem with implant-supported prostheses is abutment screw loosening or fracture. (
  • mean age: 56.7 years) treated with immediate implant placement and full-arch prosthodontic provisional prostheses between April 2008 and December 2011. (
  • T the longevity of endodontically involved teeth has been greatly enhanced by continuing developments made in endodontic therapy and restorative procedures. (
  • Replacement of missing teeth with fixed bridgework may not always be indicated and both patient factors alongside restorative factors should be considered before deciding if providing fixed bridgework is appropriate. (
  • This presentation will focus on the interdisciplinary relationship of the surgeon and restorative doctor for all restorative options in tooth replacement therapy. (
  • Restorative dental materials are substances that are used to repair, replace, or enhance a patient's teeth. (
  • At the other end of the spectrum, older Americans are retaining more and more of their natural teeth and are beginning to seek out dentists for restorative work. (
  • Treatment or materials primarily for cosmetic purposes including but not limited to fluorosis (a type of discoloration of the teeth) and porcelain or other veneers not for restorative purposes, except as part of a treatment dentally necessary due to accident or injury. (
  • The bulk of supra-bony tooth structure is the most critical factor determining the restorative prognosis for a tooth. (
  • An accredited specialist in Periodontics, Nick has established a reputation for aesthetic treatment of complex restorative cases involving periodontal, implant and prosthodontic disciplines. (
  • The restorative procedures involved can have a great effect on the forces transmitted to the remaining tooth and its supporting structures. (
  • Nicola has maintained in parallel, a thriving private referral practice in the heart of Bristol, and has established a reputation for aesthetic treatment of complex restorative cases involving periodontal, implant and prosthodontic treatment. (
  • Analyzing different tooth preparation designs according the chosen restorative material (chamfer, knife edge). (
  • Restorative work and extractions of the indicated teeth were completed in the following appointments. (
  • A surgical procedure exposing more tooth for restorative purposes by apically positioning the gingival margin and.or removing supporting bone. (
  • The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of nano-hydroxyapatite (nano-HAP) paste and fluoride varnish in remineralizing initial enamel lesion in young permanent teeth and their ability to resist secondary caries under dynamic pH cycling quantitatively and qualitatively. (
  • The technique consisted of three steps as follows: Step 1: Caries removal and dowel preparation were performed for the abutment teeth having apical periodontitis. (
  • These are used to restore tooth damage that occurs as a result of dental caries (tooth decay). (
  • Mandibular first molars are one of the most commonly extracted teeth due to dental caries & periodontal disease. (
  • Also, the tooth was grade extracted teeth due to dental caries & periodontal disease. (
  • Alternatively, if the dental caries is restricted to one root periapical radiograph of the tooth confirmed carious then a hemisection procedure may be possible. (
  • Traumatic tooth fractures, dental caries, and overzealous tooth preparations can lead to the loss of coronal tooth structure, thus complicating the definitive prosthetic plan. (
  • The decision to retain furcation involved teeth is complex and based on multiple aspects such as the extent of dental caries, the remaining tooth structure, the extent of previous reconstructions, post and core build-ups, the extent of periodontal destruction, and the risks associated with endodontic therapy. (
  • The condition of teeth was very poor, with recurrent caries in tooth 12 due to leakage (Fig. 3). (
  • Lesion or hole in tooth caused by caries. (
  • Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry that pertains to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth, and/or maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes. (
  • 2. INTRODUCTION: Fixed Prosthodontics is concerned with the replacement of large amounts of missing tooth structure. (
  • Clinical evaluation the effect of surgical crown lengthening (SCL) on gingival tissues after prosthodontic procedure on Saudi patients in Assir region of Saudi Arabia. (
  • Influence of Gingival Contour on Marginal Fit of CAD-CAM Zirconia Copings on Implant Stock Abutments. (
  • The deflection of the marginal gingiva away from the tooth is the definition of gingival displacement. (
  • This procedure is performed to create sufficient space between the finish line of the preparation and the gingival tissue to allow for the placement of adequate amount of impression material into the expanded gingival crevice [ 6 - 9 ]. (
  • Decision making among Swedish general dental practitioners concerning prosthodontic treatment planning in a shortened dental arch. (
  • The color code represents the three axis of the preparation related to the tridimensional morphology of the anterior teeth (Kuwata lines). (
  • In this case, a 67-year-old male with esthetically compromised anterior teeth, generalized severe attrition of teeth, and reduced vertical dimension was treated with full mouth rehabilitation including a re-establishment of the lost vertical dimension of occlusion assisted by the crown lengthening procedure. (
  • This videotape is Part I and demonstrates the setting of anterior teeth. (
  • Lec 5 - Denture Fabrication: Arrangement of the Anterior Teeth" Shows the theory and procedure for setting the maxillary anterior teeth in an Immediate Complete Denture. (
  • Background: The aesthetic restoration of anterior teeth involves numerous tasks and has always posed a challenge for even skilled clinicians. (
  • Organisms that never possessed teeth can also be described as edentulous, such as members of the former zoological classification order of Edentata, which included anteaters and sloths, all of which possess no anterior teeth and either no or poorly developed posterior teeth. (
  • Additionally, the anterior teeth, when present, serve to properly support the lips and provide for certain aesthetic features, such as an acute nasiolabial angle. (
  • 5 ] report similar results, and they observed that necrosis in these types of teeth occurs more frequently in maxillary anterior teeth. (
  • 5 anterior teeth of mandibular arch of the patient, 59 yrs., were prepared for MCC. (
  • The inclusion criteria for implant placement included unsalvageable anterior teeth ( Figure 1 a) and adequate residual apical bone below the tooth ≥ 4 mm. (
  • The aim was to obtain an adequate tooth coronal height in order to carry out the restoration and to expose the healthy enamel of the coronal area to facilitate adhesion. (
  • All the finishing lines of the teeth preparations were on the enamel. (
  • The application of the veneers produced a remarkable improvement in the tooth surface passing from a porous and rough surface, due to the altered enamel, to the smooth surface of the ceramic. (
  • This is mainly an extractive procedure because small amounts of tooth enamel are removed. (
  • Wearing away of enamel on teeth. (
  • This occurs in children and adults, and causes abrasion of the tooth enamel. (
  • Teeth 11 and 21 showed enamel-dentin fractures (Figures 1 to 3). (
  • CAVITY - a cavity is a destruction of tooth enamel. (
  • Dental fusion is defined as the embryologic union of two separately developing tooth buds to form one tooth, with a confluence of dentin and/or enamel. (
  • 20 It is felt that the oxidizers remove some unattached organic matter from the tooth without disolving the enamel matrix, but also may change the discolored portion to a color - less state. (
  • Many potential side effects exist following bleaching procedures such as: tooth sensitivity, variation of micro-hardness of enamel and related dental fillings [18-20]. (
  • That part of the tooth that is beneath enamel and cementum. (
  • Remove all posterior teeth about 1-3 months before making immediate denture. (
  • Posterior teeth: a three-unit bridge of porcelain fused to metal was made to replace missing tooth 36 while in the lower right side a four-unit bridge was cemented, replacing missing teeth 46 and 44 where 44 pontic was cantilevered (45 is pier abutment) (Fig. 9, 10). (
  • In our previous studies, we developed the normal periodontal ligament index (nPLI) and the residual periodontal ligament index (rPLI), to estimate residual periodontal ligament support for individual teeth during treatment planning for partially edentulous patients. (
  • In the case of partially edentulous patients, and especially patients who may have not lost a tooth previously, the idea of being without a "permanent" solution can be psychologically challenging. (
  • Cast Partial Denture versus Acrylic Partial Denture for Replacement of Missing Teeth in Partially Edentulous Patients', Journal of Dental Materials and Techniques , 6(1), pp. 27-34. (
  • Conclusion.Suitable orientation of slide attachments and fitting free-end saddle mandibular casted RPD, opposed by a CD, is very satisfactory prosthodontic approach in therapy and rehabilitation of partially edentulous patients. (
  • Conventional approaches to full-arch fixed rehabilitation of edentulous or soon-to-be edentulous patients involve staged treatments, including tooth removal, bone and soft-tissue grafting, placement of dental implants, and delayed restoration. (
  • Theoretical and clinical studies of resistance form are reviewed, supporting the basic prosthodontic principle that resistance form is an essential element in preparation design. (
  • Current evolvement in computer technology (DSD, intraoral scanners, CAD CAM procedures) enables a faster and sometimes easier workflow in some of these steps, but still basic prosthodontic rules need to be applied from the beginning till the end. (
  • Feedback data useful in prosthodontic procedures associated with the intra oral cavity is provided. (
  • First, a 3D numerical model of the target zone in the intra oral cavity is provided, and this is manipulated so as to extract particular data that may be useful in a particular procedure, for example data relating to the finish line or to the shape and size of a preparation. (
  • Dentists can fill a cavity with a tooth-colored filling that appears invisible to the naked eye. (
  • Accordingly, access cavity was prepared, working root canal length determined followed by bio mechanical preparation of root canals using a step back technique. (
  • During cavity preparation pulpal inflammatory reactions should be avoided. (
  • Cavity preparations, especially extensive prosthodontic preparations with a considerable removal of dentine, can be considered as particularly traumatic. (
  • The build up will fill the access cavity and other loss tooth tissue. (
  • Unit: Pontics and abutment teeth are referred to as units. (
  • The total number of units in a bridge is equal to the number of pontics plus the number of abutment teeth. (
  • The teeth which provide support for the construction of the bridge are known as abutment teeth while the artificial tooth or teeth that replace the space created due to teeth loss are referred to as pontics. (
  • The pontics or artificial teeth lie in between the two abutment teeth. (
  • Pier is an abutment tooth standing between and supporting two pontics, each pontic being attached to a further abutment tooth. (
  • A dental bridge replaces the missing teeth with artificial teeth called "pontics," and is supported on the ends by prepared natural teeth. (
  • In addition, evidence-based outcomes reported in literature evaluating "Pink" implants and abutments will be discussed. (
  • Implants, dentures, and partial dentures also replace missing teeth. (
  • Yet, if we are considering osseointegrated implants as the optimal treatment choice for a single missing tooth, we need to have a good understanding of factors that may influence just how soon we can load that implant. (
  • Although dental implants are a great option for treatment 5 to replace a missing tooth, in some situations resulting from the impaired systemic health condition or even by the patient's option, the choice of the treatment could be a fixed partial denture. (
  • Dental Implants To Replace Single And Multiple Teeth. (
  • Cosmetic procedures and treatments performed soley to enhance appearance and which is not treatment provided for the patient's dental health under generally accepted dental practice standards (e.g. teeth whitening, veneers and implants. (
  • Dental implantology is concerned with the replacement of missing teeth and supporting oral tissues with dental implants. (
  • Although temporary anchorage devices are now used in a variety of situations, osseointegrated implants can also be employed to anchor minor tooth movements. (
  • Dental implants offer people who are missing one or more of their teeth the opportunity to restore full form and function to their mouths. (
  • Also known as endosseous fixtures, dental implants are designed to replace the entire structure of missing teeth, from root to crown. (
  • The implants themselves are similar to small screws, usually made from titanium or a titanium alloy, which act as artificial tooth roots. (
  • Custom-crafted replacement teeth are then attached to the implants via abutments. (
  • In 600 AD, Mayans replaced missing teeth by implanting stones, seashells, and jade into the jaw, and according to archaeologists, some of these primitive dental implants actually fused to the jaw. (
  • Branemark continued his work with osseointegration, implanting titanium implants into a patient who had severe jaw deformities and was, as a result, missing teeth. (
  • The severe intrusion of dental implants in everyday clinical practice tends to replace conservative therapeutic approaches of maintaining teeth with dubious prognosis. (
  • Placement of dental implants for the restoration of missing teeth is a well-established treatment option. (
  • An implant placed in an extraction socket within 8 weeks after tooth extraction was called an immediate-delayed implant, and implants placed later were called delayed implants. (
  • Poor positioning of integrated implants can be salvaged by complex abutment design or relocated by distraction-osteogenesis. (
  • The clinical exam reveals 7 dental implants located in the edentulous space of teeth #4-#10. (
  • Implants #9 and 10 are almost in contact at the coronal one-third and are more apical compared with the other teeth. (
  • A dental bridge is a larger section of false teeth that are fixed in place with bone grafts or other methods. (
  • Back then, my periodontist had surgically placed a screwlike titanium post within the bone socket below my missing tooth. (
  • With no supportive bone, teeth begin to loosen, infections develop and extractions inevitably follow. (
  • Unlike natural teeth, they aren't vulnerable to decay, though they could suffer surrounding bone loss. (
  • Implant survival rate, marginal bone loss, abutment selection, complications, and subjective patient responses were recorded during follow-up. (
  • One effect of chronic periodontitis (the advanced form of gum disease that causes tooth loss) is bone deterioration. (
  • According to conventional protocol, implant placement should be delayed up to 1 year after tooth extraction to allow for complete alveolar bone healing. (
  • Current research interests include: developing research methodologies, periodontal conditions, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions, the scientific evaluation of oral health care products, tooth wear, dentine hypersensitivity and tooth whitening. (
  • The pulp dies and the tooth becomes very painful as the pressure builds up in the jaw bone. (
  • Due to the insufficient crestal bone volume at the implant, the region was augmented with the bone chips collected during preparation of the implant bed and sutured to exclude saliva. (
  • My area of expertise is fixed prosthodontic in aesthetic area that, in my opinion, should respect biology, preserve teeth and soft tissue health and respond to minimal invasive criteria since we make irreversible procedure when we prepare the abutment. (
  • The contours of the teeth may be the most important feature for a beautiful aesthetic result. (
  • Edentulousness is the state in which loss of teeth causes adverse aesthetic and biomechanical squeal. (
  • The tooth loss causes disorders that affect the functional, aesthetic, emotional and social aspects of the patient 1 . (
  • After checking for aesthetic, denture teeth (Biogal, Galenika) were set up in wax on the articulated master model and tried in his mouth for fit and occlusion. (
  • This pulpal protection promotes pulpal healing after the trauma of tooth preparation. (
  • AI has been associated with several other dental anomalies, including dental or skeletal open bite, disturbances in eruption, congenitally missing teeth, pulpal calcification, hypercementosis, pathologic root and crown resorption, tooth sensitivity, poor dental esthetics, decreased vertical dimension and taurodontism. (
  • 4,15 Radiographically, fused teeth tend to have a double pulpal space, while geminated teeth have an undivided pulp. (
  • Finally, the reconstruction can be cemented on the abutment or screw-retained directly on the implant. (
  • The successful treatment of teeth with substantial damage to the tooth structure not only depends on good endodontic treatment, but also by prompt prosthodontic reconstruction of the tooth after the completion of the same. (
  • Bilateral double teeth in primary dentition: A case report. (
  • Subsequently, the metal retainers are covered with composite resin improving the longevity of the restoration 10-11 , preserving the tooth structure and restoring the aesthetics of the dentition. (
  • T he main challenge in using the natural dentition for anchorage of minor tooth movements, whether with traditional fixed orthodontic appliances 1 or clear aligners, 2 is the management of reciprocal forces. (
  • A 43-year-old male was evaluated for prosthodontic treatment of the left posterior dentition. (
  • Plethora of therapeutic procedures could be implemented in order to maintain those teeth in the dentition. (
  • Lec 10 - Setting Posterior 20 Versus 0 Degree Artificial Teeth" Explains the rationale and shows the procedure for setting posterior opposing mandibular and maxillary teeth into occlusion on master cast mounted in articulator. (
  • Forty teeth (sound maxillary or mandibular premolars with no carious lesions) were randomly selected into 4 groups (A, B, C and D). One group (A) did not receive bleaching and was incubated in saline. (
  • This was obviously evident when divergent paths of insertion of the post space and remaining tooth structure existed, especially for abutments of fixed partial dentures. (
  • Nevertheless, when several teeth are missing and financial means are limited, removable partial dentures might be indicated. (
  • Partial dentures are dental appliances that have more than one artificial tooth inserted into a metal framework. (
  • They are fixed partial dentures which are made by taking support from the healthy teeth on either side of the missing tooth. (
  • Removable partial dentures (RPDs) (conventional and implant-supported) treatment is considered a viable option to replace missing teeth as inexpensively as possible, but it has limitations. (
  • Fixed partial dentures are affected by the arrangement, size, shape and condition of teeth. (
  • In situations where some sturdy teeth remain, partial dentures can be fabricated. (
  • In endodontic treatment, rubber dam appliances were easily placed owing to the core, and proper tooth isolation was accomplished. (
  • 2001). A consideration of the root size and length is important, because improper post space preparation and use of large diameter posts present the risk of apical or lateral perforation. (
  • A tooth requiring a post needs, in addition, enough root length to allow a 4 mm apical seal and a post length apical to the crown margin, equal to the length of the crown. (
  • A 28-year-old patient with a history of heavy smoking had to have tooth 36 extracted as a result of recurring apical periodontitis. (
  • 4] demonstrated that the formulae derived for estimating the residual root surface area attached to the periodontal ligament for each tooth type can be used to assess tooth prognosis, along with other factors such as mobility, oral hygiene, degree of inflammation, and occlusion. (
  • When there are no teeth present in the mouth, the natural vertical dimension of occlusion is lost and the mouth has a tendency to overclose. (
  • As stated, the position of maximal closure in the presence of teeth is referred to as maximum intercuspidation, and the vertical jaw relationship in this position is referred to as the vertical dimension of occlusion. (
  • The abutment teeth are reduced on all sides and an impression is taken for both upper and lower dental arches to register the right occlusion of the patient. (
  • Treatment that increases the vertical dimension of an occlusion, replaces tooth structure lost by attrition or erosion, or otherwise unless it is part of a treatment dentally necessary due to accident or injury. (
  • This can result in the development of median diastema or general spacing of the teeth with or without incisor inclination, rotation, or tipping of the premolars and molars and consequently collapse of the posterior occlusion with decreasing vertical dimension [ 1 ]. (
  • Only her 4 natural teeth support the complete occlusion of her maxilla. (
  • Lec 4 - Arrangement of Anterior Denture Teeth" The setting of artificial teeth in a preclinical exercise is presented in a series of three videotapes. (
  • Individual artificial teeth may be implanted or inserted into the patient's jaw. (
  • Complete dentures consist of two main parts, namely the artificial teeth and the denture base. (
  • A denture consists of natural looking artificial teeth set in a supportive base. (
  • That part of a denture that makes contact with soft tissue and retains the artificial teeth. (
  • Pontic: The artificial tooth that replaces a missing natural tooth. (
  • Conventional bridges are named depending on the way the pontic (false teeth) is attached to the retainer. (
  • This type of design has a rigid connector at each end which connects the abutment to the pontic. (
  • The abutment tooth may be mesial or distal to the pontic. (
  • Ideally the rigid connector should attach the pontic to the more distal abutment. (
  • The movable connector attaches the pontic to the mesial abutment, enabling this abutment tooth limited movement in a vertical direction. (
  • An adhesive bridge utilises "wings" on the sides of the pontic which attach it to the abutment teeth. (
  • The part of the bridge which replaces a missing tooth and attaches to the abutments is known as a "pontic. (
  • After multidisciplinary consultation, the final treatment plan involved placement of a Biomet 3i osseotite * implant in the area of the upper left first molar, extraction of the lower left second premolar and placement of a cantilevered pontic, and preparation of the lower left first molar. (
  • Then the laboratory fabricates the bridge as a multi-unit restoration - the two abutments and the false tooth (called a "pontic") are joined together. (
  • Pontic is an artificial tooth as part of a bridge. (
  • Advances in dentistry and an increased desire of A 44-year-old male patient visited the dental OPD with patients to save teeth have encouraged techniques for a chief complaint of pain and pus discharge from his right conservation of teeth that would have earlier been lower back tooth region from the last ten days. (
  • Dental practice administrative services including but not limited to, preparation of claims, any non-treatment phase of dentistry such as provision of an antiseptic environment, sterilization of equipment or infection control, or any ancillary materials used during the routine course of providing treatment such as cotton swabs, gauze, bibs, masks, or relaxation techniques such as music. (
  • Shortly thereafter, I became a patient in the prosthodontic clinic at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore. (
  • The relationship between this data and the procedure is then determined, for example the clearance between the preparation and the intended crown. (
  • Lec 14 - Copings" This tape presents the rationale and procedure for adding copings to overdenture abutment teeth. (
  • This type of procedure can be used for more than one missing tooth. (
  • Bleaching techniques may be classified by whether they involve vital or nonvital teeth and by whether the procedure is performed in the office or has an at‑home component. (
  • Teeth stained with tetracycline therefore require prolonged treatment times before any results are demonstrated and often are unresponsive to the procedure. (
  • Dental bleaching is the procedure of application of whitening material onto the surfaces of teeth to render them whiter, with the aim to reduce the yellowish hue and increase lightness. (
  • Many procedures are carried out or advised to potentiate effectiveness of the procedure such as: implementation of proper oral hygiene practices including tooth brushing, adding an at-home bleaching session at 6-12 months following initial bleaching procedure, use of sodium bicarbonate with or without ordinary tooth brushing and the use of whitening tooth pastes [15-17]. (
  • These difficulties led to development of a post and core restoration as a separate entity with an artificial crown cemented over a core and remaining tooth structure. (
  • A post and core helps to prevent fracture when the remaining tooth structure is very less. (
  • It can be inserted some weeks after the extraction sites and all of the surgical procedures have had a chance to heal, or as an "immediate" denture placed the same day the last remaining teeth are extracted. (
  • Although an immediate denture offers the advantage of not having to go without teeth for any period of time, it can require multiple adjustments as the tissues remodel and heal following dental extractions or other surgical procedures. (
  • It is more challenging to obtain resistive molar preparations than resistive anterior preparations, and uneven preparation margins can make parallel 0 degree taper preparations lack resistance form. (
  • The usefulness of grooves, especially in molar preparations with uneven margins, is illustrated. (
  • The first molar is one of the teeth most frequently lost in a posterior segment. (
  • A first lower molar full crown preparation was modeled by reducing the height of proximal walls by 1. (
  • What convinced me to try an implant was the loss of the first molar on the lower right (in dentalspeak, No. 30), which threatened the healthy tooth directly above it. (
  • The lower right second molar had drifted mesially into the first-molar space and was leaning into the abutment of the implant ( Fig. 4 ). (
  • Good biocompatibility - it should be biocompatible with dental pulp and soft tissues around the teeth. (
  • 5-7 Although the etiology is unknown, a force or physical pressure produces contact of the developing teeth that results in subsequent fusion and necrosis of the intervening tissues. (
  • Dentures and partials are dental appliances used to replace missing teeth in situations where a fixed bridge cannot be made. (
  • Saddle: The area on the alveolar ridge which is edentulous where at least one missing tooth is to be reinstated. (
  • Span: The length of the alveolar ridge between the natural teeth where the bridge will be placed. (
  • The present invention provides a healing abutment for attachment to a dental implant with marking locations thereon. (
  • Mesial distal and vestibular aspects of the preparation after color removal. (
  • A partial evulsion of a tooth-may be mesial, distal, facial, lingual or incisal. (
  • Even crooked teeth can be greatly improved with veneers and bonding or invisible plastic braces. (
  • However, six weeks after the extraction incomplete ossification was found after preparation of the mucoperiosteal flap in the region of the former mesial alveolus. (
  • For each patient the mean value of probing depth (mPPD) and the rate of positive bleeding on probing (%BoP) of the teeth involved in the orthodontic movement were registered before the start of the periodontal treatment, at the end of the orthodontic treatment, and 2, 4 ,6, 10, and 12 years after the end of the orthodontic treatment. (
  • Orthodontic services, including tooth guidance appliances. (
  • On orthodontic treatment, accuracy of orthodontic brackets slot size is essential for maximum interaction between the wire and brackets, so as to distribute the optimal force for tooth movement. (
  • and orthodontic intrusion of the extruded teeth has been suggested for regaining the original space [ 2 - 5 ]. (
  • If we can digitize this information and create a crown-root form matrix, we can allow tissue to maintain the exact 3D position of the crown and root of the tooth that is to be replaced. (
  • Space within the root of the tooth that contains the pulp tissue. (
  • When teeth are missing for an extended period of time, the body determines that the jawbone tissue is not required to secure teeth any longer. (
  • This exclusive function imparts unique challenges to the tissue and leads to certain vulnerabilities allied with periodontal disease, particularly in view of the continual exposure to the bacterial biofilm (dental plaque) that form that is formed on the tooth surface at the junction of the soft tissue. (
  • Hard calcified tissue covering dentin of the crown of tooth. (
  • 25 Recontouring and bleaching were recommended procedures, along with gold inlays and porcelain inlays, to avoid the waste of sound tooth structure by the casual crowning of the tooth. (
  • To suggest a custom bar supported overdenture treatment modality for prosthodontic management of patients with severe gag reflex. (
  • By saving some of the remaining natural teeth and fabricating, a horse shoe shape palateless simple tooth or bar supported overdenture can be successfully used for treating such patients. (
  • Four patients with at least one tooth that had been recommended for extraction because of interproximal advanced periodontal disease volunteered to participate. (
  • Due to the predominantly irregular position and shape of the teeth, chewing disorders and an oral appearance that may cause psychological stress are the patients' chief complaints [ 15 ]. (
  • These patients not only suffer with functional impairments, chronic oral inflammation, pain, halitosis, and an increased incidence of systemic diseases, but they are also wary of losing their teeth and facing the prospect of wearing a denture. (
  • Various classifications have been suggested for establishing the length of time between tooth extraction and implant placement. (
  • Treatment for the urgent complains was accom- plished by simple tooth extraction. (
  • Localized inflammation of the tooth socket following extraction due to infection or loss of blood clot. (
  • Exploiting the integrity of the dental simulation model I prepared just the vestibular part of the tooth in order to obtain a veneer preparation, and then I proceed in the lingual part in order to perform a full-crown preparation. (
  • A patient had a tooth filled or extracted, had teeth straightened with braces, or had a crown or bridge installed. (
  • Often, the crown cracked and had to be replaced, or the bridge that was fitted was a plastic tooth set in a maze of wires. (
  • With the placement of a crown on a tooth the ferrule effect must be considered. (
  • Sorensen and Engelman 11 define the ferrule effect as a 360 degree metal collar of the crown surrounding the parallel walls of the dentin extending coronal to the shoulder of the preparation. (
  • The result is an elevation in resistance form of the crown from the extension of dentinal tooth structure. (
  • all ceramic crown preparation dimensions Figure 1. (
  • 2009. The ceramic addition was accomplished in both groups with aid of a silicone For a cement retained crown a custom made abutment is fabricated on a UCLA type abutment and a porcelain fused to metal crown is fabricated to fit the custom made abutment. (
  • I still needed a supportive abutment and the tooth-shaped crown, which would fit on top of the implant in the space where the natural tooth used to be. (
  • Here's what's involved: After the implant bonds to the jawbone, which takes about six months, the dentist attaches it to the abutment, a small connector post designed to support the crown. (
  • The dentist takes impressions of the teeth, creates a model of the bite, and bases the crown on this model. (
  • The lab makes the crown, and the dentist attaches it to the abutment. (
  • Fig 2 (below) Central incisor implant abutments after crown removal. (
  • A bridge can be made similar to crown preparations. (
  • preparation is the finishing line of choice for porcelain jacket and all-ceramic crown preparations. (
  • Decay, fractured teeth or the replacement of old large fillings with stronger materials are frequent reasons for crown placement. (
  • To prepare for a crown the tooth is first given anesthetic. (
  • The old filling and decay are removed, and then the tooth is prepared to precisely retain the final crown. (
  • A temporary crown is formed and placed onto the tooth with a soft temporary cement. (
  • This protects the tooth until the final crown is cemented several weeks later. (
  • The tooth is cleaned off, the crown is permanently cemented, and the excess cement is removed. (
  • Keep the temporary and final permanent crown clean with tooth brush and floss. (
  • This will prevent decay and gum disease at the edge of the crown where the tooth starts. (
  • Expect some sensitivity after preparation of the tooth and after final cementation of the crown. (
  • If it feels higher than the other teeth during chewing please call Dr. Jacobs for an appointment to adjust the crown. (
  • Chew sticky foods or pull up with the dental floss ( pull through ) during the period of time when the temporary crown is on the tooth. (
  • After the canal has been cleaned, shaped and filled a reinforcing post will be made to strengthen the tooth and prepare it for a crown which will protect the weak tooth. (
  • After therapy is finished the tooth must be restored with a crown or else the temporary filling will eventually be lost and the tooth will be damaged by decay and eventually have to be extracted. (
  • Fig. 9: The final composite crown was cemented on a PEEK hybrid abutment in the laboratory and can be screwed in place immediately. (
  • Retainer is a crown or other restoration that is cemented to the abutment. (
  • Removal of old anterior bridge by crown and bridge removal appliance was done to reassess the abutment teeth. (
  • The only way to completely restore the cosmetic appearance and function of this tooth is often full coverage with a dental crown. (
  • The good news is that a completed dental crown looks and feels like a natural tooth. (
  • A crown may also be indicated when a discolored or stained tooth needs to be restored to its natural appearance. (
  • Outside the crown of a tooth. (
  • Methods: Thirty solid abutments (ITI), 4 mm high, were divided into three groups randomly. (
  • Put undue force on the tooth during the course of treatment as it is weak and may fracture. (
  • Evaluation of Adhesion Protocol for Titanium Base Abutments to Different Ceramic and Hybrid Materials. (
  • In esthetically demanding situations, customized ceramic abutments are indicated. (
  • 0 mm Football shaped diamond Finishing stones and carbides Mirror LSU Chiche PFM All Ceramic Preparation Kit Friction Grip 31 1. (
  • Metal All Ceramic COMMON ERRORS IN TOOTH PREPARATION STRESSED The path of insertion must be considered in two dimensions faciolingually and mesiodistally. (
  • This kind of action is often compounded when the contour of a restoration or a natural tooth tends to trigger or encourage a habit pattern that accentuates this effect. (
  • It is essential to assess the functional loads to which the restored tooth would be subjected. (
  • The objective of this topic is to provide valuable information to support the prosthodontic team in the treatment of the various clinical cases. (
  • Concepts of the"on-off" nature of resistance form, its application in guidelines for minimally acceptable preparation taper, and the controversy over whether there is a relationship with clinical success or failure are discussed. (
  • Following clinical and radiographic examination, histologic evaluation of the teeth confirmed the diagnosis of rough pattern hypoplastic AI. (
  • Lec 148 - Clinical Delivery of an Etch Metal Resin Bonded Bridge" Dr. Lorey shows the preparation of abutment teeth and delivery of an etch metal resin bonded, three unit anterior bridge. (
  • however, once the space is "taken back" by the prosthetic teeth, the tongue will return to a narrower body. (
  • removable bridge (partial denture) is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth on a framework that can be removed by the patient. (
  • Since the prevalence of missing teeth is substantial and (oral) health budget is restricted, it is crucial that viable and appropriate management strategies, such as the shortened dental arch concept, are utilized [ 8 ]. (
  • Dental Bridges are dental replacements given to a patient when one or more teeth are missing from an arch but the others remain in a good state of health. (
  • After investing and casting, metal castings of 3 splinted copings to the right side of arch and 2 splinted copings on left incisors abutments were placed back to working cast. (
  • 10,12 Fusion can be clinically differentiated from gemination by a reduced number of teeth in the arch, unless fusion occurs with a supernumerary tooth. (
  • 2,5,13 A full complement of teeth is indicative of gemination, whereas one tooth less than a full arch indicates fusion. (
  • She also states having a tooth (#8) located "at the back of her dental arch" causing her discomfort and concerns about poor esthetics ( Figure 1 ). (
  • It may be fabricated to replace either a small group of teeth, an entire upper arch, an entire lower arch, or used to restore both dental arches. (
  • A complete denture refers to the replacement all of the teeth in a dental arch. (
  • A ferrule is an encircling band of cast metal that acts as a reinforcing sleeve around the coronal portion of the tooth. (
  • Interproximal view radiograph of the coronal portion of the tooth. (
  • A thin covering of the coronal portion of the tooth usually without anatomic conformity. (
  • Smaller cavities are being discovered in the general population and in children, with over half of those aged five to 17 having no tooth decay at all. (
  • Dental procedures to repair and restore individual teeth due to decay, trauma, impaired function, attrition, abrasion or erosion. (
  • Teeth can be lost due to dental decay, trauma or periodontal disease. (
  • Sometimes a tooth becomes very sick as a result of decay, trauma or infection. (
  • If dental decay, cracked fillings, root canals, clenching or grinding the teeth have caused extensive damage to the underlying tooth structure a dental filling may not be a sufficient restoration. (
  • Material used under a filling to replace tooth structure lost by the decay process. (
  • They essentially become part of the patient's natural anatomy, providing security and stability comparable to healthy tooth roots. (
  • In addition, the anatomy of the teeth with anterior open bite which was not cor- rected neither orthodontically nor prosthodontically resulted in still anterior open bite and tongue thrusting (Fig. 1). (
  • This is the most widely used replacement modality for a missing tooth or teeth. (
  • As the abutments are connected together rigidly it is critical that during tooth preparation the proximal surfaces of the abutment teeth must be prepared so that they are parallel to each other. (