Splinting - A bridging solution for periodontally endangered esthetics - A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Samiksha Sharma, Pallavi Sharma*, Vikas Jindal, Amit Goel, Shiva Chauhan, Komal Fanda

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 69-71


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Splinting a novel and a cost effective method to stabilise periodontally compromised teeth. A variety of materials are available for splinting ranging from ligature wire to fiber reinforced composite. The first priority for a patient is replacement of the extracted tooth specially in the aesthetic areas which usually takes time. A 63 year old patient reported to the department of periodontology with periodontally compromised lower anterior teeth, the treatment plan was extraction of the mobile tooth followed by Splinting, with the help of fiber reinforced composite using the crown of the extracted tooth as pontic.

Keywords: Splinting, Periodontitis.

How to cite : Sharma S , Sharma P , Jindal V , Goel A , Chauhan S , Fanda K , Splinting - A bridging solution for periodontally endangered esthetics - A case report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(1):69-71

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 01-03-2021

Accepted : 15-03-2021

Available online : 23-04-2021

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