• 1 Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dent Traumatol, 2001 Oct;17(5):227-30.
PMID: 11678543


The composite reinforcement technique has been used clinically to salvage damaged root-filled teeth compromised by caries, trauma, developmental abnormalities, internal resorption and iatrogenic causes. This clinical case report describes the use of the technique to reattach a fractured fragment in a compromised endodontically treated root besides reinforcing it for continued function in the mouth. Factors of clinical importance related to this additional application; including reattachment of tooth fragments, post crown retention, coronal microleakage and fracture resistance and strength, are also briefly discussed.

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