Is fixed partial preferred to implant or crown? Dr. Christensen says, "I thought implants and crowns were state of the art, and they are!"
But he shows an example of a patient with defective crowns, carious potential, questionable bone on the pontic area, and more. There are many things in this situation that would make a fixed partial denture preferable to an implant and crown, and this example shows such a case.
Dr. Christensen suggests considering the older techniques when they would be appropriate and less expensive for patients.
Watch the complete video here.