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Clinical Complications In Fixed Prosthodontics: Causes, Prevention, and Management, Part 2
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Author(s): Dr. Charles Goodacre   (view all courses by this author)
CE Credit(s):
1
Member Price:
$49.00
Retail Price:
$69.00

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Description:

The most common clinical complications associated with all-ceramic crowns are identified along with methods of minimizing or preventing them. Methods of managing the complications are described when they do occur.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the benefits of all-ceramic crowns compared with metal-ceramic crowns
  2. Identify the most common complications associated with all-ceramic crowns
  3. Understand the benefits and limitations of all-ceramic crowns
  4. Identify the factors that increase the potential for crown fracture 
  5. Develop methods to minimize or eliminate crown fracture
Abstract:

Knowledge of the factors that cause complications and failure in fixed prosthodontics enhances our ability to develop effective treatment plans, facilitates success, promotes optimal doctor-patient communication regarding anticipated treatment outcomes and provides early diagnosis of problems encountered during long-term maintenance. This presentation will identify the most common complications encountered with all-ceramic crowns and describe methods of minimizing or preventing their occurrence as well as managing the complications when they occur.

Outline:
  1. The benefits of all-ceramic crowns
  2. The most common all-ceramic crown complications
  3. How to minimize all-ceramic crown fracture
    1. Effect of arch position
    2. Effect of tooth preparation
    3. Type of material used
    4. Type of cement used
  4. CAD/CAM all-ceramic crown materials
  5. Effect of gender on crown fracture
  6. Pulpal necrosis incidence
  7. Impact of all-ceramic crowns on caries incidence
  8. Impact of all-ceramic crowns on periodontal health