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Esthetic Rehabilitation of Primary Anterior Teeth using Temporization Material: A Novel Approach

Neeraj Gugnani, IK Pandit, Jyoti Nagpal

Keywords : Early childhood caries, Esthetic rehabilitation, Primary tooth trauma, Strip crown, Temporization material

Citation Information : Gugnani N, Pandit I, Nagpal J. Esthetic Rehabilitation of Primary Anterior Teeth using Temporization Material: A Novel Approach. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2017; 10 (1):111-114.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1418

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).


Pediatric dentists should always aim for esthetic and functional rehabilitation of decayed/traumatized primary teeth. The most common method for restoring such teeth involves the use of “strip crowns” with composites, while the recent trend is toward using other extracoronal restorations including preveneered stainless steel crowns and zirconia crowns. All these restorative options have shown good success rates, but also have some limitations. This case series depicts novel clinical technique of using a temporization material for full-coronal restoration(s) in primary anterior teeth. This included the chair-side custom fabrication of full-coronal restoration using temporization material, which has resulted in good immediate esthetics and might be a cost-effective alternative for restoring primary anterior teeth in future.

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