Fiber reinforced composite supported restoration of congenitally missing tooth by minimally invasive approach: Two years follow-up
Maxillary lateral incisor is the most frequent congenitally missing anterior tooth of the permanent dentition. The absence of the anterior tooth can adversely affect the production/transmission of speech sounds, mental health, and facial aesthetics of an individual. Considering this, prosthetic rehabilitation of missing front tooth is important. The treatment alternatives include implant supported single crown, conventional fixed partial dentures (FPDs), and resin bonded FPDs that are unilaterally or bilaterally supported by metallic wings. However, with the development in adhesive dentistry fiber reinforced composite (FRC) supported FPDs have provided a workable substitute for traditional techniques because of their improved esthetics, minimal invasiveness, less cost, enhanced bond strength, and revocable nature. The current case, reports the two years follow up of twenty-four years old female patient, for whom the congenitally absent maxillary right lateral incisor was restored with FRC supported FPD.
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Javed MQ. Fiber reinforced composite supported restoration of congenitally missing tooth by minimally invasive approach: Two years follow-up. Pak J Med Sci. 2021;37(3):919-921. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.3.3873
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