Tooth Preparation, Prosthodontic


Preparation, Prosthodontic Tooth

Preparations, Prosthodontic Tooth

Prosthodontic Tooth Preparation

Prosthodontic Tooth Preparations

Tooth Preparations, Prosthodontic

The selected form given to a natural tooth when it is reduced by instrumentation to receive a prosthesis (e.g., artificial crown or a retainer for a fixed or removable prosthesis). The selection of the form is guided by clinical circumstances and physical properties of the materials that make up the prosthesis. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239)