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Bridges – Case Study

Pre-existing Condition

Pre-existing Condition
Patient presents with difficult cosmetic concern due to tooth crowding and cleft palate condition.

Pre-existing Condition

Tooth Preparations
Please notice that front teeth are not in normal (physiologic) function.

Pre-existing Condition: Chewing Surface View

Color Matching
Please note inadequate space for normal sized tooth that is missing (lateral incisor.) Occlusal (chewing surface) view.

Diagnostic Wax Up

Lab Work
Diagnostic wax up to work out spacial considerations for cosmetic result.

Final Result

Final Outcome
Final outcome with a combination of veneers and fixed bridge to replace missing lateral incisor.

Meet Dr. Mark Cruz

Dr. Mark Cruz Dr. Mark Cruz graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started his dental journey in Monarch Beach. He is a well-known lecturer internationally, and he was a part-time lecturer at UCLA. He gives individual attention to each patient while creating a friendly and enjoyable dental experience. He makes the patient a part of the dental procedure, educating them about the problem at hand.

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