Clinical Case Studies

Multi-unit FRC bridge by Dr J Van Rensburg

This is an example of a bridge carried out with the semi-direct technique. Part of the bridge was constructed on a POP model and then finished in the mouth. In this case the occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) was increase by approximately 4 mm.

Semi-direct technique involving the laboratory by Dr J Van Rensburg

This case illustrates the advantages of fibre-reinforced composite restorations constructed in the dental laboratory. This technique will also make the construction of multi-unit bridges easier for the clinician.

Splinting back an extracted tooth and building up a pontic by Dr J Van Rensburg

Fibredontics is an excellent way of treating the periodontally compromised patient. This technique describes how an extracted tooth can be bonded back into the arch.