International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research
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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(4), 73-75
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-4-1
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Aesthetic Correction and Replacement of Missing Tooth in Maxillary Aesthetic Zone Using Modified FPD with Loop Connectors -a Case Report

Dinesh Ram Raja1, and Thiyaneswaran Nesappan2

1Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamilnadu

2Department of Implantology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamilnadu

Pub. Date: June 26, 2014

Cite this paper:
Dinesh Ram Raja and Thiyaneswaran Nesappan. Aesthetic Correction and Replacement of Missing Tooth in Maxillary Aesthetic Zone Using Modified FPD with Loop Connectors -a Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(4):73-75. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-4-1

Abstract

A case of patient with missing tooth in the upper anterior region of the jaw reported to our institution with generalized spacing. The use of conventional FPD may result in too wide anterior teeth leading to poor esthetics. Hence modified FPD with loop connectors provide natural appearance of the restoration and also preserve the remaining tooth structure of abutment teeth. This clinical report deals with the treatment using modified FPD with loop connectors to retain the diastemas while replacing the missing teeth in the maxillary aesthetic zone.

Keywords:
loop diastema connector spacing fixed partial denture aesthetic

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