Resurrecting an unsalvageable lower incisor with a mono-block approach

Jain, Rachit and Thomas, Manuel S and Yadav, Amit (2015) Resurrecting an unsalvageable lower incisor with a mono-block approach. Journal of Conservative Dentistry, 18 (5). pp. 423-426. ISSN 0972-0707

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Abstract

Contemporary techniques, as well as the availability of bioactive and adhesive materials in endodontics, have helped revivifying teeth that were deemed hopeless. These newer materials and techniques would enable the clinician: (a) to predictably stop microbial activity (b) to achieve a total corono-apical fluid tight seal and (c) to strengthen mutilated teeth by obtaining intraradicular reinforcement through mono-block effect. This case report demonstrates the successful treatment of a mutilated anterior tooth with the use of bioactive and adhesive materials to obtain a total seal and mono-block effect. This article also shows the use of a simple method in the placement of root filling cement into the root canal.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biodentine; custom-made cement placing device; glass fiber post; mono-block effect; rehabilitation
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2015 11:43
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2015 11:43
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143996

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