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CASE REPORT

Chairside Fabrication of Biomometic Riding Pontic: A Case Report

Swapnagandha R Kate, Vivek J Patni

Keywords : Chairside, Orthodontic, Resin, Riding pontic

Citation Information : Kate SR, Patni VJ. Chairside Fabrication of Biomometic Riding Pontic: A Case Report. J Contemp Dent 2019; 9 (1):44-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10031-1251

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Abstract

Introduction: This article describes an efficient chairside method for immediate fabrication of an esthetically superior pontic, compared to an acrylic denture tooth, prior to extraction of a tooth due to any underlying reason. Discussion: Taking an impression of the patient's own individual tooth permits the orthodontist to create a pontic with precise anatomy, size, and esthetics. The total time for the procedure of pontic assembly is less than a few minutes. Conclusion: This small chairside procedure of pontic fabrication can go a long way in delivering esthetics as well in building up the confidence of the patient and that too in a very short time period. Clinical significance: Simple, easy, cost effective, and time-saving chairside procedure.


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