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Customized Digital Restoration: An Innovative Minimally Invasive Approach to Restore Young Permanent Molars: Case Series

Gaurav Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Gupta, Parth Shah

Keywords : Customized, Digital workflow, Young permanent molars, Zirconia restoration

Citation Information : Gupta G, Gupta DK, Shah P. Customized Digital Restoration: An Innovative Minimally Invasive Approach to Restore Young Permanent Molars: Case Series. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2022; 5 (2):105-109.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3234

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-08-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Background: Crowns are provided for teeth that have extensive caries, developmental defects, or decalcified following pulpectomy/root canal treatment (RCT). Until now, prefabricated crowns have been available of varying sizes to match molars which require replacement after adolescence. Materials and methods: This case series illustrates an innovative technique of customized digital restoration (CDR) with the use of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM) for the fabrication of customized tooth-colored zirconium restoration for grossly decayed young permanent molars. Result: Customized digital restoration is made through CAD-CAM which is more precise for young permanent molars. Conclusion: This approach has the advantage of customization and definitive restoration in contrast to the prefabricated, unesthetic, and provisional options.

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