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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2023 ) > List of Articles


A Case Series of Resin Infiltration as Minimally Invasive Method for Treatment of Enamel Opacities

Neha Shrestha, Sumita Upadhyay, Rasna Shrestha, Parayash Dallakoti

Keywords : Case report, Enamel opacities, Minimal invasive, Resin infiltration

Citation Information : Shrestha N, Upadhyay S, Shrestha R, Dallakoti P. A Case Series of Resin Infiltration as Minimally Invasive Method for Treatment of Enamel Opacities. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2023; 6 (2):91-94.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3276

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Auhtor(s).


Enamel opacities occur because of defects in the formation of the organic matrix during the development of tooth enamel. These lesions are often seen in dental practice. It is a challenge to treat such lesions with minimal invasion, while also fulfilling esthetic demands. The initiation of the resin infiltration technique has provided an intermediate therapy option in the middle of preventive and corrective therapies. The present case report aims to report the treatment of enamel lesions in the anterior teeth of the arch, with resin infiltration procedure. Formally devised for the conservative treatment of initial carious areas, resin infiltration has been popular among practitioners because of its covering effect on decalcifying enamel and an array of advancing enamel defects.

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