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Complex Case Rehabilitation in Light of New Technologies

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This case report describes a step-by-step full-arch restoration, upper and lower, rehabilitated utilizing new technologies in dentistry. CAD/CAM technology has changed not only the technician’s working process, but also the clinician’s, offering new benefits to the clinical workflow, as for example the possibility of using zirconia and its characteristics as a restorative material. The clinician’s and technician’s professional backgrounds and relationship are critical to achieving better esthetic and functional results, while prosthetic success depends upon an in-depth knowledge of the materials and their properties and on carefully performed clinical procedures, which are still of outmost importance to obtain satisfactory results.

Date Added:
3/13/2014

Author(s):

Alessandro Agnini, DMD Alessandro Agnini, DMD
Dr. Alessandro Agnini graduated in 1989 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.

He has private dental practices in Modena and Sassuolo, Emilia Romag...
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Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
Dr. Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini graduated in 2007 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

Dr Agnini works in private practice in Modena and Sassuolo, Emilia R...
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Luca Dondi, DT Luca Dondi, DT
Luca Dondi was born in Bologna in 1962 and graduated in 1980, open his own practice in 1984 focusing his attention on the PFM functional aspects.

He ...
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Questions & Comments
Andrea Agnini - (4/13/2014 5:05 PM)

Maurice, thank You as always for the positive feedback and the possibility to share our experience on Xp. As for Your question, the material decision is strictly linked to the new digital possibilities. Having the chance in fact to reproduce exactly the occlusion studied on the patient and done by the technician in wax, monolithic Zirconia is what we decided for this case, leaving only a thin .5 layer only on the vestibular portion to increase the final esthetic outcome. Literature is also telling us that when in the opposing dentition we have natural teeth, monolithic Zirconia shows the less wear along time. See You very soon my friend.

Maurice Salama - (3/21/2014 8:20 AM)

Gentlemen; great work. How do you decide on material selection in these cases? Thanks Maurice

yosef kowalsky - (3/20/2014 1:34 AM)

Nice work. Why didn't you use an angled MUA for 22 so screw is more lingual?

Georgios Fokas - (3/17/2014 7:42 AM)

Very nicely structured video. Great teamwork

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