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Case of the Week: Violating the ‘Rule of 27’ with a BruxZir® Bridge

Case of the Week

A BruxZir® bridge cannot be made because a bridge a doctor sent in violates the “Rule of 27” and must be switched to a PFM bridge.

Chairside Live Episode 149: A Bad Case of the Bridge Blues


Dr. D shows us the challenge of switching from a PFM bridge to an all-ceramic bridge. Let’s just say what this oral surgeon went through is going to make you feel better about your rough day at the office. Then it’s over to Megan for the news, where she presents the latest from the dental world.

Chairside Live Episode 92: No BruxZir® Bridge for You!


Even though we can hit single-unit BruxZir® crowns with a hammer and not even scratch them, bridges are another story. In the Case of the Week, see how we use the “Rule of 27” to determine whether a BruxZir bridge is suitable for a patient, and why the PFM bridge is far from dead! Then, Megan discusses a hygienist who is giving a shocking gift to a patient, as well as a Florida dentist who had to change her phone number for a very annoying reason. Watch Episode 92 of Chairside Live now!

No BruxZir® Bridge for You! Case of the Week: Episode 92

Volume 9, Issue 1

The video stills that follow highlight an interesting Case of the Week from Episode 92 of "Chairside Live," featuring a fractured PFM bridge. The dentist sent it in with a request for an all-ceramic BruxZir® Solid Zirconia bridge (Glidewell Laboratories; Newport Beach, Calif.) as a replacement. While BruxZir Solid Zirconia is often a viable choice […]

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