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An Interdisciplinary Approach for Management of an Extensive Carious Premolar

Wong Lishen, Tew In Meei, Alizae Marny Mohamed, Dalia Abdullah
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Abstract

The principle of ferrule effect is of prime importance when restoring an endodontically treated tooth. A severely broken down tooth due to subgingival caries almost always end up with extraction as inadequate ferrule effect would compromise the predictability of restorative treatment. This clinical case report describes a treatment approach that combines non-surgical endodontic treatment, orthodontic extrusion and prosthetic rehabilitation to restore the function and aesthetic aspect of an extensively carious premolar with compromised prognosis. One year follow-up indicated stable periodontal health with evidence of periapical healing radiographically.

Keywords: Interdisciplinary Treatment; Orthodontic Extrusion; Root Canal Treatment




DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/iej.v13i3.20871

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