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Dr. Brad Carson
How to prepare a strong, reliable temporary

The old saying that “no chain is stronger than its weakest link” is certainly true in dentistry. When working with crown and bridge, one of the primary complaints from dentists to dental technicians is that “the occlusion was high and it took a long time to adjust it clinically.”1 The restorative process for an indirect restoration includes many steps that, when not carefully executed, can contribute to this problem. 

How to achieve a perfect fit for crowns and bridges

Current laboratory surveys and past data collected indicate that between 70-80 percent of the cases received are for single-unit crown and bridge prostheses.