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Spring cantilever bridge

spring cantilever bridge

What is a spring cantilever bridge? A spring cantilever bridge is one of those things that you might run into once in your career. They were never popular even in pre-dental implant days, but had their place. Spring cantilever bridge rationale The spring cantilever bridge replaces a single upper tooth that is lost. It can […]

New Translucent Zirconia Crowns

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New Translucent Zirconia Crowns New translucent zirconia crowns are arguably the best material to come along since white dental composites. They are very strong and for back teeth are very natural looking. Sean’s new translucent zirconia crown Are you in need of a dental crown but afraid that it will not look natural? This can […]

Zirconia crown fracture

bruxzir crown fracture

Zirconia crown fracture Yes, zirconia crown fracture does occur. When it does it is often due to poor prep design or poor handling of the material. If you want to see some zirconia framework fractures click here. Zirconia crown fracture due to poor prep design The main prep design issue is not giving the laboratory […]

Broken bridge repair

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Have a broken bridge?  Rather have it repaired than replaced? Broken bridge repair is what we do when a piece of the bridge has broken away. We can repair some of these with an over-crown. In need of broken bridge repair? Ok.  This is the most cost effective option.  In this case Alex broke one […]

Close crown contact

How to close an open  crown contact by yourself Need a porcelain furnace with a vacuum, some add-on porcelain, modeling liquid and a brush. Need to know coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) and firing temperature for your porcelain.  Add-on material must have the same CTE and a lower firing temperature than the material you are […]

Zirconia dental crown

zirconia dental crown

Zirconia dental crown Zirconia dental crowns are a newer material of dental ceramics that we use to fabricate dental crowns. They are a CAD CAM technology and a dental lab will mill the crown from a puck of material. They are popular due to the fact they are very strong and are similar to natural […]