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VOLUME 9 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Primary Zirconia Crowns: An Era of Esthetic Management in Early Childhood Caries Affected Children

Shrirang Sevekar, Ashwini Avanti, Mihir N Jha, Laresh Mistry, Varsha Patel, Sujata Hirave

Keywords : Esthetics, Zirconium,Dental caries

Citation Information : Sevekar S, Avanti A, Jha MN, Mistry L, Patel V, Hirave S. Primary Zirconia Crowns: An Era of Esthetic Management in Early Childhood Caries Affected Children. J Contemp Dent 2019; 9 (3):150-154.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10031-1276

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Aim and objective: To report the case series of zirconia crown rehabilitation in grossly carious primary teeth. Background: Early childhood caries (ECC) pose restorative as well as esthetic concerns. Multiple options for extracoronal restorations like stainless steel crown, polycarbonate crown, and strip crown are presently available. Recently, the zirconia crown has become a good alternative due to its excellent esthetic quality, greater strength, and ease of placement. Case description: This case report presents a series of grossly carious primary maxillary incisors and mandibular molars restored with preformed zirconia crowns. The treatment describes a simple and effective means of restoration of grossly carious primary teeth. Conclusion: Zirconia crowns are simple and effective means in the rehabilitation of grossly carious, badly broken down, and fractured primary anterior and posterior teeth.

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