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Vol. 75, No. 2
ISSN: 1488-2159
March 2009


Provisional Repair of a Zirconia Fixed Partial Denture with Fibre-Reinforced Restorative Composite: A Clinical Report


• Bora Bagis, DDS, PhD •
• Sedanur Ustaomer, DDS •
• Lippo V.J. Lassila, DDS, MSc •
• Pekka K. Vallittu, CDT, DDS, PhD •

A b s t r a c t

Although all-ceramic restorations have become popular, they present some biomechanical problems. Some technical failures can be repaired intraorally to help maintain the longevity of the restoration. This clinical report describes an intraoral method for repairing a fractured 4-unit posterior zirconia-based ceramic fixed partial denture using fibre-reinforced composite material.


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