Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Single tooth replacement using a metal-ceramic resin bonded fixed partial denture: Case Reports

Hemant Gadge, Mahesh Gandhewar, Suresh Nagaral, Girija Balareddi, Ajinkya Waugh, Anuja Moharir


Conventional procedures for the preparation of abutment teeth often involve major removal of tooth structure. If coverage is necessary for cosmetic purposes because of caries or pre-existing restorations, this removal of structure is acceptable. However, when the abutment teeth are sound, conventional full-coverage procedures seem quite radical. This article describes a technique for fabrication and attachment of metal-ceramic resin-bonded fixed partial denture as a conservative solution for the replacement of an incisor. It is a minimally invasive technique that restores function as well as aesthetics.

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