Clinical Report| Volume 120, ISSUE 1, P1-4, July 2018

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An alternative digital workflow for fabricating a mandibular implant-supported complete fixed dental prosthesis with limited restorative space: A clinical report


      This clinical report describes the prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with a mandibular implant-supported complete fixed dental prosthesis with limited interocclusal restorative space. The problem was manifested by repeated fractures of the acrylic resin teeth and distortion of the supporting framework. The definitive restoration included a custom computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) titanium framework with the lingual cusps and most of the occlusal table of the mandibular posterior teeth milled in titanium as part of the framework. An esthetic CAD-CAM milled denture base along with teeth was bonded over this framework.
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