CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Eur J Dent 2013; 07(03): 382-386
DOI: 10.4103/1305-7456.115428
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Dental Investigation Society

Repair of a fractured implant overdenture gold bar: A clinical and laboratory technique report

Fahim Vohra
1   Department of Prosthetic Science, SDS, College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Amani Al Fawaz
1   Department of Prosthetic Science, SDS, College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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26. September 2019 (online)

This clinical report explains a convenient, efficient, yet effective alternative for management of fractured substructure cast bars for implant-retained overdentures. The technique allows the fracture to be repaired at low cost and short time without remaking the substructure and the denture and further allowing the patient to keep their denture. The report sketches the clinical and laboratory procedures involved in the repair.


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