Composite Occlusal Contacts

It’s important to know the wear and resistance of composite in areas of direct occlusal contact. One piece of good news is that very few composite restorations are replaced because of excessive wear. The majority of restorations succumb to marginal breakdown and...
A Guide to Ovate Pontics

A Guide to Ovate Pontics

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady Ovate or “egg-shaped” pontics are not new to the world of missing teeth replacement in traditional crown and bridge. First discussed in 1933, but didn’t become a popular design until many years later. The obvious advantages of an ovate pontic are...