Clinical evaluation of fiber-reinforced composite inlay FPDs.

  title={Clinical evaluation of fiber-reinforced composite inlay FPDs.},
  author={Carlo Monaco and Marco Ferrari and Gian Paolo Miceli and Roberto Scotti},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  volume={16 3},
PURPOSE This clinical study evaluated the behavior of inlay fixed partial dentures (IFPD) with conventional and modified framework designs over a period of 12 to 48 months. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-one glass fiber-reinforced composite IFPDs were made to replace one missing maxillary or mandibular tooth. The frameworks were made only with parallel fibers in 19 restorations (group 1) and built with parallel and woven fibers modifying the design of the pontic element in 22 IFPDs (group 2… CONTINUE READING