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Tooth Preparation During Prosthodontic Treatment

Posted on 11/21/2022 by Dr. David Wanserski
Tooth Preparation During Prosthodontic TreatmentTooth preparation is the dental procedure that involves the establishment of hard tissues on the victim's diseased or injured tooth during prosthodontic treatment in a manner that placement of restorative materials restores normal form and operation. Materials such as gold, amalgam, and porcelain, among others, are used. This exercise enhances strength between the tooth and the restorative material; it also helps reduce any defects and chances of mechanical failure during treatment, and it also ensures that the tooth or the restorative material will not fracture due to forces of mastication.

Steps Used in Tooth Preparation During Prosthodontic Treatment

During tooth preparation, an incisal and occlusal decrease is carried out by developing guiding grooves, and the labial and buccal surfaces are further reduced to minimize periodontal disease complications. The remaining part of the tooth structure between the grooves is eliminated, and the margin is placed. Once these procedures are complete, the treatment is undertaken.

How to Ensure Your Preparation Measures Up

Appropriate tooth preparation is accomplished through a systematic process influenced by physical and mechanical principles. Therefore, a careful examination has to be undertaken to facilitate accurate treatment. Thus, the prosthodontists use anatomy knowledge to mentally visualize the victim's tooth by determining the direction of the enamel rods, the location, and size of the pulp, in addition to and connection between the tooth to its supporting tissues has to be determined.

Are there risks associated with tooth preparation During Prosthodontic Treatment?

Tooth preparation is a sensitive approach that qualified professionals should handle; risks such as deficiency in fabrication can cause unsupported tip, a tooth may end up with very slim enamel, and a slim enamel exposes a tooth to sensitivity to hot cold foods and drinks. Additionally, nerve injury causes trauma, which damages the internal nerve tissues, disabling the tooth to chew and tear.

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