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Adapting crowns to existing prostheses

Field, James ORCID:, Kiford, Lesley and Wassell, Robert 2018. Adapting crowns to existing prostheses. Wassell, Robert, Nohl, Francis, Steele, Jimmy and Walls, Angus, eds. Extra-Coronal Restorations: Concepts and Clinical Application, BDJ Clinician’s Guides, Springer International Publishing, pp. 445-452. (10.1007/978-3-319-79093-0_25)

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This chapter will emphasise the need to:Instead of replacing an existing but satisfactory partial denture, consider retrofitting a new crown.Pick a method which, if possible, avoids sending a patient's denture to the laboratory.Choose a technique based on whether the new crown needs to:Fit only against an alloy denture connectorFit also against existing clasps and restsBe aware of techniques for retrofitting crowns made with modern materials and CAD/CAM production.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Dentistry
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
ISBN: 9783319790930
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2022 10:34

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