Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 2 - 2020
Prosthodontic Management in Endodontics
Salah A Yousief1*, Faisal Saleh Alkhamis2, Abdulkareem Saad AlGhamdi2, Saud Abdulaziz Alsaid2, Waleed Ahmad Alkhelaifi2, Muhannad Abdullah R Alotaibi2 and Fahad Awwadh Alotaibi2
1Al Farabi Dental College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Salah A Yousief, Al Farabi Dental College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Received: January 03, 2020; Published: January 21, 2020


Introduction: The restoration of endodontically treated tooth is an essential aspect in dental practice, and its longevity has been dramatically enhanced by advanced development made in endodontic and prosthodontic restorative procedures and wide range of treatment option of varying complexity. A large number of endodontically treated teeth are restored to their original form and function with use of crown, bridge and most commonly intraarticular devices such as convention or prefabricated post systems. Since endodontically treated teeth suffer an extensive loss of crown structure, the post helps retain the coronal restoration. Thus, coronal restoration and posts can positively influence the long-term prognosis after the root canal treatment.

Aim of the Study: The article reviews the emphasis on significant decision-making elements and factors associated after root canal treatment, proper post selection and restoration of endodontically treated teeth.

Methodology: The review is comprehensive research of PUBMED and Medline since the year 1972 to 2014.

Conclusion: Most endodontically treated teeth require a post and core build-up for restoring the teeth to optimum health and function. Thus, selection of appropriate post and core system is utmost essential to satisfy interrelated biologic, mechanical and aesthetic factors. The prognosis of endodontically treated teeth depends not only successful root canal procedure but also on the remaining coronal and radicular tooth tissue, definitive restoration, and its properties as much similar to tooth tissue as possible, effective post adhesion. These are the most critical factors to decide the clinical performance of endodontically treated teeth.

Keywords: Endodontically Treated Teeth; Post; Core; Cement; Restoration


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Citation: Salah A Yousief., et al. “Prosthodontic Management in Endodontics". EC Dental Science 19.2 (2020): 01-07.

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