Case Study: Maryland bridges
Missing premolar due to fracture.
Prof Dr Christian Mehl
For this kind of treatment we do not have long term survival data. Our personal experience with this kind of treatment is around 10 years without a single failure. However, this treatment still has to be classified as experimental. For each missing tooth, an individual framework made of high-performance ceramics was milled, which in this case was individually veneered. The finished adhesive bridges were then adhesively bonded to the posterior premolar.
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