Metal ceramic fixed partial denture: fracture resistance Conference Paper uri icon


  • Metal ceramic fixed Partial dentures (FPD) are suitable to increase fracture resistance presenting higher clinical longevity. This type of prosthesis is mainly used when a great number of teeth replacements are need. The FPD under analysis is represented iii figure 1, defined by a metallic infrastructure (titanium) and by a ceramic coating.

publication date

  • January 1, 2009