Restorative space management: treatment planning and clinical considerations for insufficient space.

Jason Kim, Stephen Chu, Galip Gürel, George Cisneros

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Abstract

In attempting to provide a restorative solution for cases that have been compromised by spatial considerations, clinicians have traditionally opted for an orthodontic approach that did not provide optimal aesthetics due to changes in tooth morphology, specifically tooth size and shape as a result of dental deterioration. With the advent of contemporary aesthetic materials and preparation techniques, clinicians and technicians are now empowered to deliver a penultimate result with minimal compromise to the surrounding dentition. This article presents the clinical and laboratory considerations that must be addressed when providing a prosthetic restoration for crowded teeth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-25; quiz 26
JournalPractical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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