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ferrule effect


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The protective effect achieved by the supra-marginal extension of the dentine coronal to the shoulder of a post and core crown preparation. This procedure creates a ferrule of dentine designed to reduce stress within a tooth.

Further Reading:

Stankiewicz N., Wilson P. The ferrule effect. Dent Update 2008;35:222–8.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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