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Oral Rehabilitation of a Severe Early Childhood Caries Case with Prosthetic Intervention: A 12-Month Follow-up

Shagun Agarwal, Suleman A Khan

Keywords : Dental caries, Diet, Prevention, Prosthetic rehabilitation, Severe early childhood caries

Citation Information : Agarwal S, Khan SA. Oral Rehabilitation of a Severe Early Childhood Caries Case with Prosthetic Intervention: A 12-Month Follow-up. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2020; 3 (1):39-43.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3041

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Early childhood caries (ECC) is a rapid form of dental caries. It is the most common chronic childhood disease that can compromise a child's self-esteem, nutritional intake, oral development, and quality of life subsequently leading to malocclusion and psychological problems. Presence of poor oral hygiene, frequent use of sweetened beverages, and presence of high levels of Streptococcus mutans are some of the causative factors for this multifactorial disease. Management of these severely un-restorable primary teeth in children still remains a challenge to pediatric dentists all over the world. This case report presents the rehabilitation of 5½-year-old boy with severe early childhood caries (S-ECC) with 12 months follow-up for the same.

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