Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Esthetic Rehabilitation of a 3 years old patient with mutilated anterior teeth

Shoeb Mujawar, Garima Tiwari


Dental caries has been reported to affect humans since prehistoric times, its prevalence being greatly increased in modern times worldwide; an increase strongly associated with dietary changes. Rampant caries is burrowing in nature with early pulpal involvement and gross destruction affecting most teeth in children. This causes decreased masticatory efficiency, difficulty in speech, compromised esthetics, development of abnormal tongue habits and subsequent malocclusion & psychological problems. It is a challenging task to restore dental health in young children with grossly decayed teeth affected with rampant caries. This case report documents the esthetic rehabilitation of a 3 year old under general anesthesia.

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