August 2008

Conservative bridge




This case shows a missing maxillary first molar, that needs a replacement. The tooth was lost many years ago and the space is closed to almost the width of a premolar. Since the edentulous space is small, instead of a conventional full crown retainer, three fourth retainer and inlay retainer on the abutments was planned.










These are the post operative images that show the three fourth retainer on the premolar and an inlay retainer on the second molar and replacement of the missing first molar.