Published: 2021-07-27

Restoration techniques of fractured endodontically treated teeth

Abdullah Fahad Al-Hussain, Mohammed Mesfer Alkhathami, Khalid Mabrouk Almesfer, Abdulrahman Madwas Mohammed, Abdullah Mansour AlRajeh, Mohammed Ali Alasmri, Ohud Awwadh Kehaili, Sultan Falah Alresheedi, Ahmed Fadgoosh Alotaibi, Muqbil Jazaa Almutairi, Wesam Yousef Alibrahim


This literature review aims to discuss and collect evidence about restoration techniques of fractured endodontically treated teeth. According to studies in the literature, root canal treatment and restoration of endodontically treated teeth have been reported as two separate clinical procedures although many aspects of both procedures are similar. Conducting restoration procedures following endodontic treatment has been reported to be so important as the first obturation of the root canal, and it has been reported with many advantages and favorable events, including eradication and minimizing the presence of bacteria and microorganisms, which might induce serious complications to the affected teeth. Additionally, the literature review discusses the technique of interim restorations, which has been reported to have favorable advantages and outcomes. However, it should be noted that the process is temporary and definitive restorations must be conducted later on. Also, this research investigates the different substances that should be used with the modality, and the different approaches that were previously reported to restore mature and immature affected teeth. Finally, evidence shows that amalgam-based restorations are becoming inferior to resin composite-based restorations which are also more superior to the stainless-steel crown-based ones. Unifying the guidelines for clinical practice is encouraged to obtain favorable outcomes. All the detailed techniques are presented and fully discussed within the main text of this research.


Dentistry, Management, Endodontics, Restorations

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