martes, 22 de septiembre de 2020

Crowns in Pediatric Dentistry: A Review

Dental Crowns

Maintenance of the primary dentition in a nonpathologicand healthy condition is importantfor the overall well being of the child. Treatment of the severely destructed teeth poses a challenge for the pediatric dentist as three important considerations have to be kept in mind, patient’s behavioral management, preservation of the tooth structure and parental satisfaction.

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The technological advances in dental materials for use on children that have occurred in the past few decades make constant re-evaluation of our treatment philosophies and techniques a necessitybecause what was an acceptable treatment approach in the past may not necessarily be the best treatment option for our young patients today.

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Effort has been made to bring together the various approaches for full coverage restorations in pediatric dental practice. Each technique and material carries its own advantages and disadvantages.


Many options exist to repair carious teeth in pediatric patientsas is discussed, from stainless steel crowns to its various modifications to other esthetic crowns like strip crowns and zirconium crowns which are rising in their popularity.

° Garg V, Panda A, Shah J, Panchal P. Crowns in pediatric dentistry: A review. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2016;4(2):41-46.
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