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Skye Olmsted 8/19/21 Chapter 50 Study Guide Fixed prosthodontics, also referred to as crown and bridge, which is specialized area of dentistry involved in replacing missing teeth with either gold, porcelain or ceramic fixed prosthesis Prosthodontist is a dentist who is committed to the restoration and replacement of teeth by focusing on fixed or removable prosthetic devices Speciality if earned with an additional 3 years of training in a university or hospital based program It is necessary to obtain detailed medical and dental histories, a thorough intraoral examination, diagnostic models, and a current series of full- mouth radiographs Indirect restorations, also known as cast restorations, are created in a commercial dental laboratory by a dental laboratory technician, or with the use of the CAD/CAM An indirect restoration is permanent; once received from the laboratory, the finished casting is in its final state and is ready to be bonded or cemented into place An inlay resembles a class II restoration and covers a portion of the occlusal and proximal surface An onlay resembles a multi surface restoration and covers the proximal surfaces and most of the entire occlusal surface

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