Category: Prosthodontics

Principles of tooth preparation

If there’s a missing tooth è Decay, overeruption, tilting, food impaction and gum diseases. Principles of tooth preparation: a-Biological consideration. b-Mechanical consideration. c-Esthetic consideration.   a-Biological Consideration: 1-damaging during tooth preparation – Prevention of damaging of adjacent tooth by a metal matrix, and proximal enamel of the tooth being prepared (lip or fin). – prevention […]

May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Biological Testing of Dental Materials

In 1978, the working team 5 of the Federation Dentaire International (FDI), the Commission for Dental Materials, Instruments, Tools and Therapeutics (COMIET) – today’s The Commission for Dental Products, have agreed upon the document No. 198 which was published in the bulletin No. 204.  The bulletin describes recommended tests for evaluation of dental materials.  It […]

April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Border Molding

Border Molding Border Molding means shaping borders of impression tray  Functional or manual manipulation of tissues  Duplicates contour & size of vestibule Performed with Thermoplastic modeling compound Waxes Impression materials Tray Wax Spacer Remains in place during border molding procedures Custom Tray Comfortable 2-3 mm from vestibule Dry periphery of tray (Compound will not stick […]

April 20, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Filling Without Drilling: Pain-Free Way of Tackling Dental Decay

Filling Without Drilling: Pain-Free Way of Tackling Dental Decay Researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered a pain-free way of tackling dental decay that reverses the damage of acid attack and re-builds teeth as new . The pioneering treatment promises to transform the approach to filling teeth forever. Tooth decay begins when acid produced […]

November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Dental implants and bar

Dental implants and bar Definition A type of restoration where two to four implants are commonly placed in the edentulous arches and linked by a bar connector. Indications An edentulous patient who has problems with the retention of complete dentures due to an inadequate ridge form. Advantages • The prosthetic treatment is straightforward. Therefore there […]

October 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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