Composite Resin Strip Crowns used for Rehabilitation of Maxillary
Central Incisor: Two Cases Report
Abdullah Emre KARAALİ, Ayşe GUNAY,
Mehmet Sinan DOĞAN and Ahmet GUNAY
Correspondence Address :
Mehmet Sinan DOĞAN
Dicle University, School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 21280 Diyarbakır / Turkey
Received on: December 22, 2015, Accepted on: January 04, 2016, Published on: January 07, 2016
Citation: Abdullah Emre Karaali, Ayşe Gunay, Mehmet Sinan Doğan, Ahmet Gunay (2016). Composite Resin Strip Crowns Used for Rehabilitatıon
of Maxillary Central Incisor: Two Cases Report
Copyright: 2016 Mehmet Sinan Doğan, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which
permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Lack of teeth at maxillary anterior region causes aesthetic, functional and psychologic problems for patients. There are alternative treatment options for single missing tooth as; 3-unit fixed prothetic, removable partial dentures, Maryland bridge, implant. However, the developments in adhesive technology condused to production of new and strong composite materials.
Composite resin strip crowns (SC) have been in use more than 2 decades on the purpose of restoring carious primary teeth. In spite of being used for such a long time, there is an inadequacy of literature concerning the clinical success of these crowns.
In this clinical report, aesthetic and conservative rehabilitation of two cases of maxillary anterior one missing tooth by composite resin strip crowns.
In both cases, lack of maxillary right incisor resulted from trauma or congenital factors was observed. With restriction of the missing teeth places because of migration of adjacent teeth.
Keywords: Composite, Strip Crown, Aesthetic