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Aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of child using mock-up combined with stratified technique

Type:  Articles

Pubblication date:  /1/2014

Authors:  R. Garcia Lopes1, M. Mendes Pinto2, C. H. L. de Godoy3, L. Jansiski Motta4, C. Carvalho Bortoletto5, S. Olivan5, S. Kalil Bussadori6

Language:  English

Institution:  Nove de Julho University, S„o Paulo, SP, Brazil 1 Masterís student in Biophotonics Applied to Health Sciences 2 Professor of Paediatric Dentistry 3 Doctoralís student in Rehabilitation Sciences 4 Professor of Master's Program in Management of Health Systems 5 Professor of Pediatric Dentistry 6 Professor of Masterís and Doctoral Programs in Biophotonics Applied to Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Sciences

Publication:  European Journal of Paediatic Dentistry

Publisher:  Ariesdue Srl

Keywords:  Dental aesthetics; Mouth rehabilitation; Primary teeth.

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Title:  Aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of child using mock-up combined with stratified technique

Abstract:  Background The loss of the vertical dimension of occlusion in children with quickly progressing early childhood caries hinders the aesthetic rehabilitation of primary incisors. Minimally invasive restorations using chemical-mechanical caries removal methods preserve sound dental tissue and maintains the health of the pulp. This is the treatment of choice for children and allows crown reconstruction of the primary incisors without the need for endodontic treatment. The resources employed in the rehabilitation process range from biological restorations to direct and indirect crowns with or without the aid of a celluloid matrix. Case Report The aim of this study was to describe a case of maxillary incisor rehabilitation in a female patient aged two years five months using a mock-up combined with the stratified technique and Planasí direct tracks. After a 26-month follow-up period only a little fracture of the reconstructed incisor had occurred. Clinical Implications: In the case described, neuro-occlusal and functional rehabilitation enabled the establishment of satisfactory aesthetics in the primary incisors.

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