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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


Prosthodontic Rehabilitation - Past, Present and Future


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Author Details: Rajeev Gupta, Archana Nagpal, Vibhuti Sharda, Shraddha Swain, Monica Bhadwal

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 21

Article End Page : 25


Abstract

Prosthodontics has come a long way, from ivory teeth to Ivoclar, from mere denture making to bionics, from plaster impressions to Dentascan, from laborious lab procedures to CAD-CAM and Rapid Prototyping, yet each day is bringing in its wake a new advancement, equipping the Prosthodontist with novel concepts, materials, technology and techniques for improved rehabilitation of patients. As we discover new vistas of evolution, this article briefly overviews the journey from the past, through the present and into the bright future of the diverse field of Prosthodontics.

Key words:
Prosthodontic rehabilitation, Evolution of prosthodontics, Paradigm shift in prosthodontics