Article: Volume 44 Number 10 Page 1012 - November 2017

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Technique Tips:  Planning for Failure

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Abstract: Whilst we all like to think our restorative treatment will last indefinitely, the fact of the matter is that everything will fail, given time. The forward thinking practitioner would be wise to take this into consideration when treatment planning.

Author notes: Peter Sands, MSc, BDS, LDS RCS, MFGDP, General Dental Practitioner, Abingdon and Part-time Lecturer, University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, 5 Mill Pool Way, Birmingham B5 7EG, UK.