43 year old male a broken upper right tooth. The patient was initially seen two days prior as an emergency. Intraoral revealed tooth #3 was fractured lingually. Previously the patient had had root canal therapy on #3 and had a composite MOD restoration.
Nitrous oxide delivered – 1:3 (liter nitrous:liter oxygen) for 1 hr. Local anesthesia ½ carpule lido 2% Hcl Epi 1:100,000 locally. Lingual portion of tooth #3 extracted without complications.
The remainder of #3 was prepared for a crown and temporized. The patient will return for root canal re-treatment at the next visit. Subsequent visits will include conservative crown lengthening, a cast gold post and core and fabrication of a crown.
N.D., New York University College of DentistryTags: cap, cosmetic dentist NYC, crown, Dental Student, fractured teeth, fractured tooth
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This post was written by Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman