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A New Concept of Posterior Mini-invasive Restorations: Clinical Procedures and Requirements—Case Report

Imen Kalghoum, Zeineb Riahi, Oumayma Mejri, Belhassen Harzallah, Mounir Cherif, Dalenda Hadyaoui

Keywords : Case report, Ceramic, Endocrown, Minimal invasive restoration, Molars, Onlay, Preparation, Tissue preservation

Citation Information : Kalghoum I, Riahi Z, Mejri O, Harzallah B, Cherif M, Hadyaoui D. A New Concept of Posterior Mini-invasive Restorations: Clinical Procedures and Requirements—Case Report. CODS J Dent 2022; 14 (2):61-66.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10063-0141

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-10-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Aim: To highlight the principle of tooth preservation in the case of endodontically treated teeth and show the particularities of its preparation and material choice according to the clinical case. Background: Endodontically treated tooth with moderately to large cavities often requires full coverage restoration that provides optimum replacement of anatomy and function. However, posterior indirect adhesive restorations are becoming very common nowadays in clinical practice, as they offer superior marginal adaptation with maximum tissue preservation; different approaches are in practice to provide better survival and advantages. Case description: A clinical case about a 25-year-old female patient with the complaint of repetitive fracture of her coronal restoration, diagnosed with localized periodontitis of the maxillary molar tooth (26) and treated with a hybrid ceramic endocrown. Clinical significance: The indication of minimally invasive restorations should be carefully raised, taking into consideration various factors such as remaining tissue of the tooth preparation design, type of material, and bonding procedure. The balance is between the tissue preservation of endodontically treated molars and sufficient thickness of material.

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