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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86-90

Recreating esthetics in severely mutilated primary teeth - Case reports

1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, SRM Dental College and Hospital,Chennai, India
2 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Kedah State Malaysia, India
3 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Thai Moogambigai Dental college and Hospital, Chennai, India

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R Ganesh
Senior Lecturer, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Ramapuram, Chennai
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The restoration of severely caries primary teeth is a challenge to the pediatric dentist. The premature loss of these teeth can cause mastication and phonetic alterations, unaesthetic appearance and aberrant habits. This may lead to malocclusion and psychological problems affecting the self-esteem of the child. Hence importance should be given for restoration and maintenance of these teeth. Here we explain the present clinical cases of successful restoration using omega shape stainless steel wire of such severely mutilated deciduous teeth.

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