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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 190-194

Inter-disciplinary management of a patient with severely attrited teeth

1 Department of Periodontics, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.75916

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With increased awareness about dental esthetics, multidisciplinary periodontal therapy has begun to gain momentum. Management of severely attrited teeth is a challenging situation and is dealt with a multidisciplinary approach. In cases of severe tooth wear, the crown height is drastically reduced, in some cases up to the gingival level. This might require a contribution from the disciplines of endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics and prosthodontics for predictable results. Herein we describe the management of one such case.

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