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VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 4 ( July-August, 2014 ) > List of Articles


An Esthetics Rehabilitation with Computer-aided Design/ Computer-aided Manufacturing Technology

Adriana Cristina Zavanelli, José Vitor Quinelli Mazaro, Caroline Cantieri de Mello, Joel Ferreira Santiago, Andressa Paschoal Amoroso

Citation Information : Zavanelli AC, Mazaro JV, de Mello CC, Santiago JF, Amoroso AP. An Esthetics Rehabilitation with Computer-aided Design/ Computer-aided Manufacturing Technology. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014; 15 (4):506-512.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-1570

Published Online: 01-01-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).



This paper describes a case of a rehabilitation involving Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CADCAM) system in implant supported and dental supported prostheses using zirconia as framework.


The CAD-CAM technology has developed considerably over last few years, becoming a reality in dental practice. Among the widely used systems are the systems based on zirconia which demonstrate important physical and mechanical properties of high strength, adequate fracture toughness, biocompatibility and esthetics, and are indicated for unitary prosthetic restorations and posterior and anterior framework.

Case description

All the modeling was performed by using CAD-CAM system and prostheses were cemented using resin cement best suited for each situation.


The rehabilitation of the maxillary arch using zirconia framework demonstrated satisfactory esthetic and functional results after a 12-month control and revealed no biological and technical complications.

Clinical significance

This article shows the important of use technology CAD/CAM in the manufacture of dental prosthesis and implant-supported.

How to cite this article

Mazaro JVQ, Mello CC, Zavanelli AC, Santiago JF Jr, Amoroso AP, Pellizzer EP. An Esthetics Rehabilitation with Computer-aided Design/Computer-aided Manufacturing Technology. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(4): 506-512.

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