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  • A comparative finite elemental analysis of glass abutment supported and unsupported cantilever fixed partial denture. [Journal Article]
  • DMDent Mater 2015; 31(5):514-21
  • Ramakrishaniah R, Al Kheraif AA, … Rehman IU
  • CONCLUSIONS: By contacting the mucosa, glass abutments transfer some amount of masticatory load to the residual alveolar ridge, thereby preventing damage to the periodontal microstructures of the terminal abutment. The passive contact of the glass abutment with the mucosa not only preserves the health of the mucosa covering the ridge but also permits easy cleaning. It is possible to increase the success rate of cantilever FPDs by supporting the cantilevered pontic with glass abutments.
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