Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017, Page: 12-15
An Imminent Approach in Esthetic Enhancement Through Loop Connectors
Vivek Gautam, Dr. Gautam’s Multispeciality Dental Clinic, Sigra, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Swyeta Jain Gupta, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, I. T. S Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Amit Gupta, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Microbiology, I. T. S Dental College, Hospital and Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Tanmay Srivastava, Department of Prosthodontics, Dr M. C. Saxena College of Medical Sciences, Department of Dentistry, Dubagga IIM Bypass, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Anushree Gupta, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Divya Jyoti College of Dental Sciences and Research, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
Received: Nov. 29, 2016;       Accepted: Jan. 9, 2017;       Published: Mar. 2, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.rs.20170201.13      View  1287      Downloads  35
Missing tooth with diastema presents a great esthetic challenge for the prosthodontists to restore the edentulous space. The use of a conventional fixed partial denture (FPD) to replace the missing tooth may result in too wide anterior teeth leading to poor esthetics. This is because of the excess space available for pontic, which makes the incorporation of the diastema in the planned prosthesis, a compulsion. In such cases the diastema resulting from the missing central incisors can be managed with implant‑supported prosthesis or FPD with loop connectors. This clinical report discussed a method for fabrication of a modified FPD with loop connectors to restore the wide span created by missing central incisors.
Loop, Diastema, Connector, Eduntulous Space, Fixed Partial Denture, Spacing
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Vivek Gautam, Swyeta Jain Gupta, Amit Gupta, Tanmay Srivastava, Anushree Gupta, An Imminent Approach in Esthetic Enhancement Through Loop Connectors, Rehabilitation Science. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 12-15. doi: 10.11648/j.rs.20170201.13
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