Uncomplicated crown fracture treatment option in anterior primary teeth: case report

Irlan de Almeida Freires, Ronaldo Lira Júnior, Ednara Mércia Fernandes de Andrade, Ana Maria Gondim Valença


Crown destruction of anterior primary teeth is a very common problem in the pediatric dental care. The major implications include neuromuscular imbalance with decreased masticatory efficacy, speech disturbances, development of parafunctional buccal habits and psychological problems. This paper reports the management of a fractured deciduous anterior tooth and its reconstruction using a celluloid matrix filled with composite resin, simulating natural dentition.


Tooth Fracture; Deciduous; Esthetics; Composite Resins


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