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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 84-88

Unconventional pontics in fixed partial dentures


1 Assistant Professor, D.Y. Patil Dental School, Lohegoan, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 M.D.S, Prosthodontics, D.Y. Patil Dental School, Lohegoan, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Mansi Manish Oswal
Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, D.Y. Patil Dental School, D.Y. Patil Knowledge City, Lohegoan, Charholi Budruk, Pune-412105, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2277-4696.192970

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Clinical success of fixed prosthodontics is dependent in part upon the type of pontic design. The selection of pontic design plays an important role in the outcome of the treatment. At present, there are many different pontic designs and materials present in the market. For some patients, one pontic may have an advantage over another and the choice is a matter of preference with the operator. It is recognized that clinical circumstances will require infinite variations. Hence, the present study briefs about the unconventional pontic designs which can be used on regular basis for better clinical results.


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