Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
October 2017 Vol. 6(10), pp. 245-248
Copyright © 2017 Global Advanced Research Journals
Full Length Research Paper
Multi- Benefits of CAD/CAM Acrylic Bridge for Primary Incisors
Dr. Baydaa Ali Othman Al–Rawi, BDS, MSc, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Ibn Sina University of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Iraq.
Accepted 23 October, 2017
Children with missing teeth have problems with self-esteem that can be improved through aesthetic dentistry and the dentists need to replace these teeth with an aesthetic maintainer. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using CAD/CAM acrylic cantilever bridge to restore carious maxillary primary incisor and replacing prematurely lost adjacent incisor of pediatric patients. Twenty healthy children aged 2 – 4 years old of both gender, with prematurely lost one of the maxillary incisors before no more than one month and the adjacent incisor was carious were involved in this study. CAD/CAM acrylic cantilever bridge to restore carious maxillary primary incisor and replacing prematurely lost adjacent incisor of pediatric patients. No fracture of any cases was recorded. The gingival health around the acrylic bridge was showed mild inflammation characterized by a slight reddening of the tissue in 2, 0 and 1 of 20 cases at 3, 6 and 12 months, respectively. Significant higher parental satisfactions were received with progression of time. The fixed acrylic bridge seems to be successful in replacing missing anterior teeth and restoring carious one. It's satisfied by parents.
Keywords: CAD/CAM, Primary, incisor, Space, Acrylic.
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