Karthickraj SM

Department of Aesthetics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Evaluation of Finish Line Exposure with Retraction Cord Placement in Esthetic Procedures-A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Inchara R and Karthickraj SM*

    Finish line exposure has to be adequate during impression making. The goal of gingival retraction is to a traumatically displace gingival tissues to allow access for impression material to record the finish line and provide sufficient thickness of gingival sulcus so that the impression does not tear off during removal. Supra-gingival margins are effective in periodontal health maintenance, but do not provide optimal aesthetics. The current study aims at evaluation of finish line exposure with retraction cord placement in esthetic procedures in Saveetha dental college and hospitals from April 2020 to February 2021. Materials and Method: It is a single cantered retrospective study conducted in a private dental institution, Chennai. The data was collected from the dental hospital management system. The data included a varied population predominantly south Indian. All the details of the p.. Read More»

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