Suryakant Kumar

Reader, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Wanadongri, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India


  • Case Report   
    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 managem.. Read More»

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