Although advances in the application of preventive dentistry techniques,
widespread acceptance of community fluoridated water, and increased dental
education in parents have reduced the incidence of caries in children, there is
still a high prevalence of severe early childhood caries (ECC) especially in the lower
Aesthetic treatment of severely decayed primary teeth is one of the greatest
challenges to pediatric dentists. Aesthetic full coverage restorations are
available for anterior and posterior primary teeth. This continuing
education course will concentrate on aesthetic full coverage restorations for
anterior primary teeth.
The topics covered in this course are fabrication and placement of:
- Stainless steel crowns/open faced stainless steel crowns.
- Composite strip crowns.
- Pre-veneered stainless steel crowns.
- Zirconia crowns.