Research: Fixed Prosthodontics
Convergence angles and margin widths of tooth preparations by New Zealand dental studentsFundamental crown preparation principles are taught and are highly regarded in dental education. Whether tooth preparations made by dental students match these principles is unclear.
Reporting numeric values of complete crowns. Part 1: Clinical preparation parametersAn implemented objective measuring system for measuring clinical tooth preparations does not exist.
Reporting numeric values of complete crowns. Part 2: Retention and resistance theoriesDetermining the retention and resistance of a tooth preparation for a complete crown has only existed in theory, and these theories have never been measured on tooth preparations performed in vivo.