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Rehabilitation of an extracted anterior tooth space using fiber-reinforced composite and the natural tooth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20486949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Conservative solutions for the restoration of a single edentulous space in the anterior maxilla present an esthetic challenge to the clinician. A 45-year-old male patient whose right upper central tooth was planned to be extracted was referred to our clinic for a conservative, rapid, and economic treatment. After radiographic and clinical examinations, it was decided that the tooth which was to be extracted should be used for the restoration of its own extracted area. The extracted tooth was splinted to adjacent teeth with the aid of the grooves and fiber-reinforced composite (everStick, StickTech Ltd., Turku, Finland). Following an early and unexpected failure of the restoration, the fiber layer was thickened twice with a flowable composite resin (Stick Flow, Stick Tech Ltd.) which fit better to the grooves. The restoration satisfied the patient with a good mechanical behavior, esthetics, and long-term durability after 12 months while. Restoring the missing tooth area with the patient's own tooth is advantageous when combined with modern adhesive techniques. The clinician must pay attention to the mechanical adaptation of the restoration and the technique sensitivity of the applied adhesive system.
Authors:
Bora Bagis; Ipek Satiroglu; Fatih Mehmet Korkmaz; Sabit Melih Ates
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1600-9657     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent Traumatol     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-08-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101091305     Medline TA:  Dent Traumatol     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-4     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Composite Resins
Dental Bonding*
Denture Design
Denture, Partial, Fixed
Humans
Incisor* / surgery
Jaw, Edentulous, Partially / rehabilitation*
Male
Maxilla
Middle Aged
Periodontal Splints
Post and Core Technique*
Root Canal Therapy
Tooth Extraction*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Composite Resins; 0/everStick

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