PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS

Three quarter crown

Mesial Half Crown

Seven Eighth Crown

 Teeth with normal anatomic crown form. without excessive cervical constriction.e.  Indications include:  Intact or minimally restored teeth.  Anterior teeth with adequate labiolingual thickness.  No conflict between axial relationship of tooth and proposed path of withdrawal of FPD.INDICATIONS FOR PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS  Partial veneer crowns are a conservative measure and are preferable to the complete veneer restoration.  Teeth with crown length that is average or that exceeds the average. i. ..

 Thin teeth ± preparation of retention grooves is difficult. Aesthetics is compromisedBell shaped teeth ± require more cervical reduction due to the convergence.unprepared surface as well as increased margin susceptible to caries.  Poor alignment of teeth in the dental arch. if area is sensitive complete coverage crown is indicated.  Teeth with short clinical crown ± difficult to achieve resistance and retention form.CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS  High caries rate. .  Deep cervical lesion ± difficult to establish finish line .  Teeth with extensive restoration ± partial veneer crowns are preferred on sound teeth. which might cause damage to pulp.

 Electric pulp testing can be conveniently accomplished on the intact enamel surface.  Complete seating of the casting is more easily verified.ADVANTAGES OF PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS  Partial veneer crowns have several advantages over complete crowns:  The tooth reduction is conservative.  Complete seating of the casting during cementation is enhanced by diminished hydraulic pressure. .  The esthetics surpass the complete veneer cast crown.  Margin accessibility for finishing and cleaning is improved.

DISADVANTAGES OF PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS  Partial veneer crowns have the following disadvantages:  The partial veneer crown is not as retentive as a complete veneer crown.  Skillful preparation is critical to avoid metal display  The partial veneer crown preparation is limited to fairly intact teeth with normally shaped crown and an average length clinical crowns .  There is a limited display of metal with the partial veneer crown.

or anterior or posterior. depending upon whether the tooth is in maxillary or mandibular arch. .          PREPARATION FOR PARTIAL VENEER CROWNS The seven steps for preparation of partial veneer crowns are: Occlusal or incisal reduction Lingual reduction Interproximal reduction Proximal box or groove placement Occlusal or incisal offset placement Facial bevel Finishing the preparation. the technique for each step may vary.

FEATURES OF THE MAXILLARY POSTERIOR THREE QUARTER CROWN .

FEATURES OF MAXILLARYCUSPID THREEQUARTER CROWN .

FEATURES OF PIN MODIFIED THREE QUARTER CROWN .

FEATURES OF MANDIBULAR POSTERIOR THREEQUARTER CROWN .

FEATURES OF SEVEN-EIGTH CROWNS .

FEATURES OF THE PROXIMAL HALF CROWN .

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful