Fracture of a fixed partial denture abutment: A clinical report

Ronald G. Verrett, David A. Kaiser

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-23
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume93
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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