Esthetics in Fixed Partial Denture

Esthetics in Fixed Partial Denture

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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.

Fixed partial dentures are affected by the arrangement, size, shape and condition of teeth. Additional characteristics include: discolored non vital teeth, discolored vital teeth, short teeth, striated teeth, diastema, prominenet alveolar bone. occlusal balance, intermaxillary space, crowding and spacing.

There are basic principles to achieve esthetics in FPD. These are the following:
1. Anatomy.
2. Emergence profile.
3. Trigone principle
4. Arrangement.

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For more information on the best possible Treatment for your Prosthetic case, please consult your Dentist. “There is no online material nor website that can substitute for professional advice.”

[1] Johnston J F et al: Modern practice in crown and bridge prosthodontics. WB Saunders Company

Written by:
Dr Jesus Lecitona+

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