Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Research Article| Volume 108, ISSUE 3, P143-146, September 2012

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The fabrication of a CAD/CAM ceramic crown to fit an existing partial removable dental prosthesis: A clinical report

      The application of computer-aided design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology to fabricate a retrofit ceramic surveyed crown to an existing partial removable dental prosthesis (PRDP) is described. The fabrication of a surveyed crown by using CAD/CAM technology enables precise and easy replication of the shape and contours as well as the rest seat of the existing abutment tooth, ensuring excellent adaptation to the existing PRDP framework with minimal adjustment.
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