All Ceramic Crown Tooth Preparation and Provisional Crown Fabrication

Format Publication ID Version Published
Video, Tutorial 5099 1 December 6, 2009
University of Western Ontario

Description

This is a 30-minute instructional video-recording depicting the step-by-step procedures, performed in real time by the author, required for the preparation of a maxillary central incisor for an all-ceramic full coverage restoration and the fabrication of a provisional restoration in a mannequin. The recording is divided into two parts. The first part lasts 19 minutes and it outlines the ten sequential steps involved in an all-ceramic tooth preparation: 1.) fabrication of a heavy polyvinylsiloxane matrix for later fabrication of the provisional restoration; 2.) demonstration of the armamentarium required for the tooth preparation; 3.) correct positioning of the mannequin along with the optimal positioning of the operator's body while performing the task; 4.) cutting of the facial and incisal depth grooves; 5.) incisal preparation; 6.) facial preparation; 7.) lingual preparation; 8.) interproximal preparation; 9.) preparation of finishing line; and 10.) finishing of the preparation.

The second part of the video lasts 11 minutes and is divided into four segments depicting the fabrication of the provisional restoration for the prepared tooth: 1.) demonstration of the armamentarium used for the procedure; 2.) handling of the materials used for the provisional restoration; 3.) adjustment of the restoration using burs and; 4.) the final assessing and polishing of the restoration. Detailed narration accompanies the video's content throughout all of its 14 segments.

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Citation

Aragon C. All Ceramic Crown Tooth Preparation and Provisional Crown Fabrication. MedEdPORTAL; 2009. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/5099

Educational Objectives

  1. To be able to restore single tooth defects and aesthetic problems, including the selection of materials and techniques.
  2. To be able to manage patients who have partial tooth loss.
  3. To be able to manage or perform restorative procedures for treatment of non-vital teeth or broken down teeth in the aesthetic region.
  4. To be able to fabricate and assess a provisional prosthesis.
  5. To be able to use currently available interim restoration materials and techniques.
  6. To be able to function in a simulated clinic setting, complying with specific fixed prosthodontic clinical protocol.

Keywords

  • Provisional Restoration, All-Ceramic Crown, Dental Cavity Preparation (MeSH), Dental Restoration (MeSH)

Discipline

  • Dental
    • Basic Sciences Assessment
    • Critical Thinking
    • Esthetic Dentistry
    • Intro to Clinical Dentistry
    • Prosthodontics
    • Skills & Doctoring

Competencies Addressed

  • Medical
    • Medical Knowledge
    • Patient Care
    • Practice-based Learning & Improvement

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Skills/Doctoring

Professional Interest

  • Instructional Materials/Methods
  • Oral Health
  • Technology

Organ Systems

  • Gastrointestinal system

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Study
  • Virtual Patient

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