IS THERE ANY OPTION FOR MANAGING THE SEVERELY BROKEN DOWN TOOTH??
Yes .There are various modes of treatment options available to help you.
Among those things one of them will be root canal followed by post and core
WHAT IS A DENTAL POST AND CORE???
A dental post and core is a type of a restorative material that has been placed into the tooth only when the root canal is completed to provide support for stabilization or strengthening the remaining weak tooth structure.
CLINICAL CONDITIONS REQUIRING POST:
In case of front teeth having significant damage such as
|injured front tooth|
- loss of one third tooth portion,
- esthetically unacceptable reasons.
In case of back teeth
- having a little or no coronal tooth structure
- with increased risk of fracture .
The treatment requirement also based on
- the functional demands of the teeth,
- its importance in providing support to the adjacent prosthesis.
The post should serve the purpose of tooth structure preservation as well as retaining the core build up
Based on the method of availability:
(made up of titanium ,stainless steel and nickel chromium )
-Fibre reinforced composite
WHAT WILL BE DONE IN POST AND CORE PROCEDURE?
|grossly decayed back teeth|
|x-ray of the above tooth|
|root canal treated|
|metallic post given|
The post and core treatment aims at strengthening the tooth , requires complete cleaning of root canals and RCT should be done one day prior so that the next day involves the placement of post
|pre -op image|
|post op ,|
core build up done
|replaced with zirconia crowns|
ADVANTAGE of placing the post is
- provision of better retention and
-to strengthen the tooth structure
Then the modification should be carried out to receive a crown similar to tooth preparation as done in natural tooth
The core replaces the tooth structure that has been lost due to caries or fracture and retains the final crown in place .
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