Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004570
Title: Spark erosion in dentistry – A literature review
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Review Article
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    The complexity in the fabrication of fixed prosthesis found to be very common in dentistry. There is necessary for it to be maintained. The spark erosion method had become more popular in tool and die industry. Since then, dental profession has adapted its uses for fabricating precision removable partial dentures. Both the screw-retained framework and the removable superstructure are spark eroded to create a very passive and intimate fit. Mechanical failures from a non-passive fit may cause unexpected failure of implant and prosthesis. This may also affect the surrounding gingiva adversely. Spark erosion is expected to offer excellent support, retention, and stability. The stability offered that way is similar to a fixed prosthesis. Many clinical reports describe that the spark erosion method improves the function and esthetics of the prosthesis in long term without the expenses of the commercial laboratory.

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    Sivanagini Yalarvathi 1 , Dhanraj Ganapathy1 , Ashish R. Jain2 *

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    1 Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2Department of Prosthodontics, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish R. Jain, Department of Prosthodontics, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Sivanagini Yalarvathi 1 , Dhanraj Ganapathy1 , Ashish R. Jain2 *

    Title:Spark erosion in dentistry – A literature review
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (December [ Special Issue 2])
    Year:2019
    Page No: (296-299)
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    Methodology:A literature review
    Research Materials:  Dental crowns, Metal prosthesis

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 Dental crowns Metal prosthesis

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