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IP Indian Journal of Conservative and Endodontics


Rehabilitation of endodontically treated tooth with anatomic post and core: a novel approach


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Case Report

Author Details : Shishir H. Singh, Rajesh S. Podar, Shashank Babel, Swapnil Chandekar*, Jinal J. Shah

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 30-34

https://10.18231/2456-8953.2019.0006



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Abstract

The introduction of fiber posts has a great impact on the clinical procedures on restoring endodontically treated teeth. Endodontically treated teeth with severe coronal destruction have been a very common clinical procedure in the restorative clinical practice. This translucent fiber post is covered by a layer of light cured resin which allows for an individual anatomical modelling of the post through its insertion in root canal with the aim of achieving a better adaptation, retention. In this way, the combination of two restorative materials (compound resin and post) will serve and behave biomechanically as a replacement for the lost dentin structure. The aim of this clinical case report is to exhibit the preparation of anatomical post by using composite resin and fiber-glass posts on upper right central incisor with weakened root, with the objective of reinstate the coronal portion of the tooth.

Keywords: Glass fiber post, Anatomic post, Post and core, Adaptation, Retention.


How to cite : Singh S H, Podar R S, Babel S, Chandekar S, Shah J J, Rehabilitation of endodontically treated tooth with anatomic post and core: a novel approach. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2019;4(1):30-34

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