Tooth # 21 Ceramo - Metal Preparation

Publication ID Published Version
8557 June 27, 2011 1


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.

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Kozlovsky M, Shanmugam K, Skiba W, Furnari P. Tooth # 21 Ceramo - Metal Preparation. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2011. Available from:

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


  • Dental
    • Critical Thinking
    • Intro to Clinical Dentistry
    • Operative Dentistry
    • Prosthodontics


  • Knowledge for Practice
  • Patient Care

Professional Interest

  • Evaluation of Clinical Performance
  • Instructional Materials/Methods
  • Oral Health

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning
  • Problem-based Learning (PBL)
  • Tutorial

Organ Systems

  • Gastrointestinal system

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Skills/Doctoring

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student


  • Video

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