Retrospective Analysis on Patients Requiring Crown Lengthening for Post Endodontic Restoration

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Swetha Ilangovan, Dr Adimulapu Hima Sandeep



Post endodontic restoration is used to strengthen the restoration complex or the coronal dentin which is under the tangential stress.

Aim: The aim of the study is to analyse the number of patients requiring crown lengthening as post endodontic restoration

Materials and Methods:  The data was collected from Digital Information Archiving Software (DIAS) of Saveetha Dental College. The data was collected from November 2020 to January 2021 . The data included patients who had undergone post endodontic treatment. The data was tabulated and entered in excel and the data was analysed using SPSS package software. p<0.05 was considered to be the level of statistical significance in the study.

Results: Metal post was the most common post endodontic restoration given. 25.37% of the patients for post endodontic restoration had crown lengthening. . P value was <0.05.

Conclusion: Crown lengthening is used as post endodontic restoration when ferrule height is needed. The longevity of the endodontically treated teeth increases in the presence of a ferrule

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