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The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 333–343 | Cite as

Revolutionizing Restorative Dentistry: An Overview

  • D. R. PrithvirajEmail author
  • Harleen Kaur Bhalla
  • Richa Vashisht
  • K. Sounderraj
  • Shruthi Prithvi
Review Article
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Abstract

The field of science and research is ever changing and the scientific discipline of prosthodontics is no exception. The practice of prosthodontics and the supporting technology involved has evolved tremendously from the traditional to the contemporary. As a result of continual developments in technology, new methods of production and new treatment concepts may be expected. Clinicians must have certain basic knowledge if they are to benefit from these new procedures. This article reviews the contemporary trends in the field of prosthodontics and provides an insight into what one might expect in the near future.

Keywords

Digital dentistry CAD-Cam Technology Virtual Future 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Prithviraj
    • 1
    Email author
  • Harleen Kaur Bhalla
    • 1
  • Richa Vashisht
    • 1
  • K. Sounderraj
    • 1
  • Shruthi Prithvi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ProsthodonticsGovernment Dental College and Research InstituteBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of OrthodonticsDayanand Sagar College of Dental SciencesBangaloreIndia

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