Pradnya Nikhade

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, DMIMS, Sawangi(M), Wardha-442001, Maharashtra, India


  • Research   
    Cosmetic Enhancement of Maxillary Central Incisors Using Rigid Matrix Technique
    Author(s): Joyeeta Mahapatra* and Pradnya Nikhade

    Sustaining injury in the anterior tooth is a frequent finding in clinical dental practice. Such injuries are frequently seen to be associated with maxillary incisors due to their susceptible position in the upper jaw that makes them prone to fractures. Due to the changing trends, esthetic procedures are frequently sought after treatments in clinical practice. There is an increasing demand among patients regarding the replication of the actual tooth form both anatomically as well as esthetically. This reproduction of the finer details can be undertaken with the help of the "Matrix Technique" that aid in the accurate replication of the contacts and contours. The putty index technique is one such technique that employs a rigid index for the fabrication of esthetic composite restoration. The present case deals with a fracture in the anterior teeth due to traumatic occlusion. Thi.. Read More»

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