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Provisional restorations

Field, James ORCID: and Wassell, Robert 2018. Provisional restorations. 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. 395-420. (10.1007/978-3-319-79093-0_23)

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This chapter will emphasise the need to:Provide a provisional restoration following tooth preparation to protect the pulp; secure positional stability, function and aesthetics; and maintain gingival healthConsider using long-term provisional restorations to assess aesthetic, occlusal and periodontal changes before embarking on definitive restorationsDistinguish between preparations for conventional and adhesive restorations when providing provisional restorationsDetermine in advance the type of provisional restorations and materials to be used, ideally, whilst treatment planningBe aware of materials for making provisional restorations and how to control potential hazardsMake provisional restorations to a high standard to ensure a predictable restorative outcome

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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