Dental Rehabilitation in Early Childhood Caries: A Case Repo | 89055

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Dental Rehabilitation in Early Childhood Caries: A Case Report

Author(s): Milind Wasnik*, Arun Sajjanar, Suryakant Kumar, Niharika Gahlod, Sneha Khekade, Pratima Kolekar and Dishika Bhagwani


Early childhood caries (ECC) is a potent form of dental caries which destroy mostly the primary dentition of toddlers as well as preschool children. It is usually prevalent in low socioeconomic groups and also in general population. Early childhood caries also has more widespread health issues besides affecting the teeth. This paper presents a case report of a 5-year-old male patient, diagnosed with ECC and describes the therapeutic approach, rehabilitative and restorative treatment of child. Treatment plan included oral prophylaxis followed by GIC restoration, Pulpectomy, Strip crowns and Stainless Steel Crowns. The treatment provided a positive psycho-social impact on the patients, not only by oral health recovering but also by the reestablishment of a better quality of life. This paper explains that it is important that the dentists should be capable of early diagnosing and management of early childhood caries.

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