No difference in the 5-year survival rates between the resin-bonded cantilever bridge and the removable partial denture for the restoration of the shortened dental arch

@article{Balevi2008NoDI,
  title={No difference in the 5-year survival rates between the resin-bonded cantilever bridge and the removable partial denture for the restoration of the shortened dental arch},
  author={Ben Balevi},
  journal={Evidence-Based Dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={105-106}
}
DesignThis was a randomised controlled trial (RCT) in a dental hospital.InterventionResin-bonded fixed partial dentures (RBFPD) or removable partial dentures (RPD) were compared. The RBFPD restored 1 occlusal unit, up to but not beyond the second premolar, by means of single pontics cantilevered from single abutments whenever possible. Bilateral lower free-end saddle RPD were constructed on cast metal frameworks that incorporated rests, retainers and a rigid connector. The trial's participants… CONTINUE READING

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