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Accuracy evaluation of three different AM technology
9caut2023-04-26T14:55:44+00:00February 16th, 2021|
CAD/CAM systems have been widely used in dentistry and definitive casts can be fabricated using subtractive or additive technology. Additive manufacturing (AM) is also known as Rapid Prototyping (RP) or 3D printing, and it is a process in which objects are built layer by layer. 3D printing allows the production ...
Computer generated complete dentures guideline and errors
9caut2023-04-26T15:21:48+00:00January 18th, 2021|
This article summarizes "Errors associated with digital preview of computer-engineered complete dentures and guidelines for reducing them: A technique article" by Abdulaziz AlHelal, BDS, MS, Brian J. Goodacre, DDS, Mathew T. Kattadiyil, BDS, MDS, MS, and Rajesh Swamidass, DDS (J Prosthet Dent 2018;119:17-25) Interest in computer-engineered complete dentures (CECDs) has ...
Flexural strength of conventional and CAD/CAM denture bases
9caut2023-04-26T16:52:06+00:00January 6th, 2021|
Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) was introduced in 1936. PMMA has high mechanical strength and modulus of elasticity, low water solubility, and dimensional stability. Denture resins should be biocompatible, esthetic, cleansable, and easily repairable and have adequate physical and mechanical properties. These products should have adequate strength and toughness to endure forces generated ...
Technique Comparison in Denture Base Adaptations
9caut2023-04-26T16:57:23+00:00December 15th, 2020|
Complete edentulism affects quality of life and health, as well as social and personal relationships. There are various treatment options for complete edentulism, and each option has its advantages and drawbacks. The treatment for the edentulous patient can be divided into fixed and removable prostheses. A fixed prosthesis involves four ...
Distinct Digital Dentures
9caut2021-04-19T13:59:50+00:00December 1st, 2020|
Mark D. Williamson, CDT(IDT, Oct. 2020, Vol. 11, Issue 9) As digital denture manufacturing becomes more mainstream and while different processes, techniques, and materials emerge, not all digital dentures are the same just as not all treatment plans are the same. When a dentist prescribes a digital denture case for the ...
Custom Vs. Stock Abutments
9caut2021-04-19T14:17:56+00:00November 18th, 2020|
The Advantages of Customized AbutmentsThe single-tooth implant requires an antirotational abutment feature. Interlocking features to stabilize the implant prosthetic abutment connection have been designed along with a better understanding and application of biomechanical parameters such as torque, preload, clamping, thread mechanics, micromovement, and settling.Presently, a hexagon with an internal connection ...
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