Esthetic Management of Complicated Crown Fracture in Anterior Teeth: A Case Report
Mahesh C Mohan, Manoj C Kuriakose, Radhakrishnan Nair, Drisya Soman
Crown fracture, Dental trauma, Maxillary anterior teeth, Reattachment
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Mohan MC, Kuriakose MC, Nair R, Soman D. Esthetic Management of Complicated Crown Fracture in Anterior Teeth: A Case Report. Cons Dent Endod J 2019; 4 (2):49-52.
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Coronal fractures of the anterior teeth are a common form of dental trauma that mainly affects children and adolescents. Various treatment modalities have been practiced in the past, but reattachment of fractured fragment is considered to be the most conservative, natural, and esthetic approach. The restoration of natural teeth form, color, and alignment in these patients creates a positive social and emotional response in such patients. This paper reports on conservative management of the fracture of maxillary anterior teeth using two different approaches, namely, one with tooth fragment reattachment and other of recontouring with composite resin.
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