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Bejoy BM, Anitha S, George L, Mathew J, Paul S, Joy A. “Conservative Bonded Restoration (An Alternative to Full Coverage Crown): A Case Report on Endocrown. Cons Dent Endod J 2020; 5 (2):42-47.
Background: The restoration of endodontically treated tooth (ETT) with substantial loss of the tooth structure is challenging as it carries a higher chance of biomechanical failure than vital tooth in restorative dentistry. Post combined with complete coverage restoration is a well-established technique to save such teeth from fracture, but it does not follow the minimal invasive principles of adhesive dentistry. Case description: This case report describes the management of endodontically treated mandibular premolar with lithium disilicate glass-ceramic endocrown (Emax). Conclusion: Endocrown is a feasible option for the restoration of extensively damaged posterior tooth after endodontic treatment. Since posterior teeth are vulnerable to tooth loss, endocrown, which is a single partial restoration, can be regarded as replacing a single crown with intraradicular retention.
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