Tooth # 21 Ceramo - Metal Preparation

Publication ID Published Volume
8557 June 27, 2011 7


A 16 minute fully narrated instructional video depicting the step wise procedure for the preparation of tooth # 21, a mandibular left first premolar for a Full Ceramic Metal restoration using a chamfer type finishing line. The procedure is performed on a mannequin mandible. The presentation goes from the unprepared tooth to the completed preparation with access to the buccal, mesial, distal and lingual aspects of the tooth by means of chapter markers.

The audio video presentation of the preparation of a mandibular tooth to be restored with a ceramic metal full crown restoration is a visual and audio guide for the understanding and implementation of the procedure. The visual allows enhanced and enlarged unobstructed close-up views. The narration explains precisely the why and how the procedure is performed.

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Kozlovsky M, Shanmugam K, Skiba W, Furnari P. Tooth # 21 ceramo - metal preparation. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2011;7:8557.

Educational Objectives

  1. To be able to prepare a mandibular first premolar for a full ceramic metal restoration.
  2. To achieve a preparation that satisfies the criteria for the fabrication of a full ceramic metal crown restoration.
  3. To be able to follow the steps necessary to appropriately reduce and shape the entire tooth for the requirements of a full ceramic metal crown.


  • Tooth Preparation, Ceramic Metal Crown, Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown, Mouth

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