Fendi Al Shaarani

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria


  • Research   
    Critics Against Some Topics Included in the Book: Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics (Shillingburg HT)
    Author(s): Fendi Al Shaarani* and Rami Alaisami

    Objective: Restoring the abutment with composite under the crown has long been considered a quick and ideal solution, but over time many researchers have been advised to avoid this procedure. As the concept of occlusal has undergone radical changes based on clinical reality. The existence of many "prestigious" books and international publications founded some axioms have become a false intellectual heritage, because they do not reflect the clinical reality. Methods: Some illustrative schemata and opinions expressed in the book were studied, and criticism was built on clinical experience and researchers’ publications. Results: The concept of muscular memory, occlusal memory or position memory does not exist. There are no grounds for the use of centric relationship which is preferred being replaced with the centric occlusion. A.. Read More»

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