International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

A Clinical Survey Regarding Decision-Making for the Choice of Restorative Material in Endodontically Treated Teeth among Dentists

Dr. Abdulrahman Saad F Alasmari | Dr. Muhammad Farhan Khan | Dr. Ibrahim Yahya A Alsalhi | Dr. Muhammad Waqar Hussain | Hassan yahya A Alsalhi

Abstract: PURPOSE The objective of the study is to find out a more suitable restorative material for EET. To provide awareness among dentist regarding choice of restoring material and find out reason for the failure of restoration. MATERIALS AND METHODS The methodology of this study is a one page questionnaire which will be designed to investigate the awareness of Decision-making for the choice of restorations for endodontically treated teeth among dentists. The questionnaire will be including questions related to suitable restorative material for ETT. RESULTS Tooth colored composite was considered to be the material of choice among the dentists when more than half of the natural tooth structure remained after endodontic treatment. Tooth colored composite & prefabricated post with tooth colored crown, both were equally preferred if less than 50 % of the tooth structure was remaining. There was no statistically significant difference among the preferred restorative materials in both general dental surgeons and specialists. Majority of the dentist considered that post make effect on the esthetic outcome of the anterior teeth and they consider mechanical stresses while restoring anterior or posterior teeth with restorations. Composite was considered to be the material of choice among both the specialists and general dentists as well. CONCLUSION Within the limitations of this study and the results following conclusions can be drawn Composite is considered to be the material of choice among the general dentists and specialists as well. Despite the slight variations, there were no statistically significant differences found between the preference of materials used in the endodontically treated teeth between general dental surgeons and specialists.

Keywords: endodontically treated teeth, composite resins, Glass Ionomers, Resin modified GIC, Pre-fabricated & custom made post and ferrule

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,

Pages: 120 - 123

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