Commonly observed complications associated with a conventional fixed partial denture (FPD) include loss of retention and tooth fracture. This report describes the occurrence of an unusual FPD abutment fracture and subsequent treatment. The distal abutment of an FPD developed severe periodontal disease with mobility. The anterior abutment fractured in the middle of the clinical crown and experienced cement failure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Oral Surgery