The Dental Summary, Vol. 26 (Classic Reprint)

The Dental Summary, Vol. 26 (Classic Reprint)

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Dean and Professor of Operative Dentistry, Dental Department, Barnes University, St. Louis, mo. U. S. A.
The post of the dowel crown, as described by writers and clinicians, is a straight, round platinum wire about number twelve gauge.
Those who are frequently called upon to remove and reset such crowns should recognize that this small post is the weak point and real cause Of failure of the majority of crowns so con structed. Where these crowns are set on roots improperly pre pared, with the canals considerably larger 1n Circumferences than the 'post, as is Often done, the force of mastication soon forces the post loose from the cement that anchors it and repeated re cementing, or a new crown, is the result.
In crowning anterior teeth three important steps in prep aration Should be Observed.
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  • Paperback | 952 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 48mm | 1,247g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243093101
  • 9780243093106