5 ideal characteristics of pontics:

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Thursday 3 July 2008 with 0 comments



1.smooth surface, well finished, & convex in all directions

2.pinpoint pressure tissue contact on the buccal slope of the ridge

3.occlusal table in harmony with the opposing teeth

4.buccal & lingual contours confluent with adjacent teeth

5.buccal surface length and angulation equal to that of adjacent abutments or pontics

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