Permanent Restoration in Endodontically Treated Teeth: Clinical Dilemma, Future Trends and Review of Literature

Sudhanshu Shekhar, Sanjeev Mittal
2015 International Journal of Dental and Medical Specialty  
The fi nal and quality restoration of endodontically treated teeth involves a critical decision-making step, especially when in cases where diffi cult, complex prosthetic rehabilitations are required. Regarding single tooth undergoing an endodontic procedure, there are high-level requirements for the restorative components and the application of all necessary treatment steps to achieve the fi nal restoration. Teeth that are affected by caries, fractured teeth or any pathology and tooth having
more » ... and tooth having multiple restorations that can be treated endodontically or conservatively are considered for endodontic surgical procedures. In addition to supposed teeth for a desirable endodontic procedure and under curative nature for endodontic treatment that is already weakened due to any anomaly it will further lead to weakening of internal as well as external tooth structures. Therefore, it is well accepted fact that on the basis of previous literatures and researched that endodontically treated teeth are structurally weaker, and they require special consideration for fi nal restoration which should involves increased retention procedures to increase lifespan of that tooth, while maintaining adequate root strength. Different materials and techniques have been developed and or proposed to restore such teeth while retaining their function, strength, and longevity.
doi:10.5958/2394-4196.2015.00021.7 fatcat:af7yrvbfojchzf533i6u3ic5ya