Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-2578
Tepper, S A; Schmidlin, P R (2005). Technik der direkten Bisshöhenrekonstruktion mit Komposit und einer Schiene als Formhilfe. Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin SMfZ, 115(1):35-47.
Excessive loss of dental hard tissues caused by mechanical, chemical or traumatic influences--or a combination of these factors--poses difficulties for subsequent prosthetic tooth restorations. Traditionally reconstructive treatment to restore affected teeth has been provided using rather invasive methods like porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns or ceramic overlays. For patients with a tooth substance loss caused by an acidic diet, where a payment of the costs by the social insurance cannot be expected, a less expensive treatment modality would be of interest. The presented case report describes an alternative treatment modality of vertical tooth substance loss by using direct adhesive composite restorations. To establish a simple and controlled build-up, a mini-plast splint based on an ideal wax-up was used.
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|Other titles:||Technique of direct vertical bite reconstruction with composite and a splint as template|
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||16 Jun 2008 15:32|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 03:16|
|Additional Information:||Free full text article|
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