A simple method for reconstruction of severely damaged primary anterior teeth

Alireza Eshghi, Raha Kowsari Esfahan, Maryam Khoroushi


Restoration of severely decayed primary anterior teeth is often considered as a special challenge by pedodontists. This case report presents a 5-year-old boy with severely damaged maxillary right canine. Subsequent to root canal treatment, a reversed (upside-down) metal post was put into the canal and composite build-up was performed. This new method offers a simple, practical and effective procedure for reconstruction of severely decayed primary anterior teeth, which re-establishes function and esthetics for time the tooth should be present and functional in the child’s mouth.
Key Words: Composite resin, pediatric dentistry, post, primary tooth, restoration

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