The most frequently encountered problem with fixed detachable dental prostheses is loosening or fracture of the prosthetic screws. Other problems include wear, separation or fracture of the resin teeth from the metal/acrylic prosthesis, chipping or fracture of porcelain from the metal/ceramic or zirconia/ceramic prosthesis, and fracture of the framework in some free-end prostheses.
For this type of prosthesis it is necessary to place the implants in a position that enables occlusal or lingual access so as not to impair the esthetics. When we make our restoration out of 100% zirconia we avoid the chipping. This lecture will discuss monolithic zirconia for fixed detachable restorations.
It's a new concept working with this type of material, and doing this type of restoration. But esthetic outcomes and promising clinical results will be presented.
Beautiful cases will be displayed where complete ziconia is used to restore the pink and white esthetic of our patients when esthetics is a very important concern.
You will see:
how to work in your office with this type of restoration;
how you need to evaluate;
how you need to work with the prosthesis that you receive from your dental technician;
how you need to check the mouth of the patient, and how from the block of zirconia you can make your monolithic zirconia restoration.
You will learn, step-by-step: how to achieve the color in the prosthesis; how the dental technician can create a beautiful pink and white esthetic. All the occlusal surfaces, the incisal edge, the full prosthesis is all made from a block of zirconia. And, all without chipping.