Non-rigid connector: The wand to allay the stresses on abutment

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Saurav Banerjee; Arlingstone Khongshei; Tapas Gupta; Ardhendu Banerjee;
(2011)

The use of rigid connectors in 5-unit fixed dental prosthesis with a pier abutment can result in failure of weaker retainer in the long run as the pier abutment acts as a fulcrum. Non-rigid connector placed on the distal aspect of pier seems to reduce potentially excess... View more
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