Systematic Approach to Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Severely Worn Dentition: A Case Report

Roodabeh Koodaryan, Ali Hafezeqoran

Abstract


Management of tooth wear has been subject of increasing interest from both preventive and restorative points of view. This article describes the systematic rehabilitation of a 60-year-old man with severe worn dentition and several missing teeth. The treatment was to restore the dentition with cast posts and cores and porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) restorations. The treatment success was ensured with the equal-intensity centric occlusal contacts on all teeth, the development of anterior guidance and posterior disclusion in harmony with functional border movements.

 

Keywords: Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) restorations: Occlusal plane; Occlusal vertical dimension (OVD); Prosthodontic rehabilitation; Tooth wear


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