Esthetic Dentistry: A case report on metal core concealment approach for endodontically treated maxillary anterior tooth


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Author Details : Shreya*, Praveen Singh Samant, Vipul Srivastava, Raju Chauhan, Srinkhala

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 49-53

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijce.2021.011



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Abstract

Aim: To fulfil esthetic restoration demand of a badly mutilated maxillary anterior tooth.
Background: The life span of endodontically treated teeth has been extraordinarily upgraded by proceeding with improvements made in endodontic treatment and restorative systems. It has been accounted for that an enormous number of endodontically treated teeth are re-established to their unique function with the utilization of intra-radicular instruments and restorative materials. Over the most recent couple of many years, numerous pre-fabricated post and core systems have been developed. To mask the greyish appearance of oxidized subsurface of metal, an opaque layer of porcelain is required once the casting is done, scilicet
is reflective eminently. The biggest advantage is gaining the supremacy of both metal and ceramic in terms of strength and aesthetic, both altogether.
Case Description: This article reports a case where endodontic retreatment followed by restoration with a ceramic coated cast post was carried out mainly due to the aesthetic priority of the patient.
Conclusion: Ceramic coping is an adjunct treatment modality to hide the blackish hue of cast metal post and core when aesthetic need is a concern.

Keywords: Aesthetic restorations, Metal cast post, Post and core, Post endodontic restoration.


How to cite : Shreya, Samant P S, Srivastava V , Chauhan R , Srinkhala, Esthetic Dentistry: A case report on metal core concealment approach for endodontically treated maxillary anterior tooth. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2021;6(1):49-53


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Article History

Received : 14-01-2021

Accepted : 14-02-2021

Available online : 16-03-2021


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