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Study of various molar crown designs and their assessment

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Dental crowns are best utilized as a way to improve the cosmetics of a tooth appearance when the crown simultaneously serves other purposes also, such as restoring a tooth to its original shape or strengthening a tooth. The study presents four different designs of molar crown depending upon the tooth loss. The finite element results obtained suggests that restored material which fills the treated cavity along with small portion of root canal can help in retaining the restored tooth and can allow larger deformations for stresses induced well within the limit.

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Uddanwadiker, R. (2012) Study of various molar crown designs and their assessment. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 5, 629-633. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2012.511077.

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