The Use of a Preformed Composite Resin Crown to Treat Molar Incisor Hypomineralization: A Clinical Report

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Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa
Karen Geber
Bruno Chagas

Abstract

Teeth with molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) present with substantial dental tissue loss, requiring restorations with materials able to provide satisfactory clinical performance. This paper presents a clinical report of an 11 years of age patient diagnosed with MIH. Repeated previous treatment with composite resin and glass ionomer was reported. A low-shrinkage composite resin was used as a core build-up material. The tooth was prepared for a complete crown. A preformed-malleable composite-resin-based material (Protemp™ Crown Temporization Material; 3MESPE, St. Paul, MN, USA) was used to fabricate the restoration that was cemented definitively with a self-adhesive resin cement (RelyX® Unicem 2, 3MESPE, Seefeld, Germany). The patient was followed for up-to 18 months with excellent gingival health. There was no noticeable wear or significant discoloration of the restoration. Preformed-malleable composite-resin-based material may be a viable treatment approach to restoring teeth with MIH.

Keywords:
Molar-incisor hypolmineralization, crown, pre-formed malleable composite resin.

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Sabrosa, C. E., Geber, K., & Chagas, B. (2020). The Use of a Preformed Composite Resin Crown to Treat Molar Incisor Hypomineralization: A Clinical Report. International Journal of Research and Reports in Dentistry, 3(2), 8-13. Retrieved from https://journalijrrd.com/index.php/IJRRD/article/view/30113
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Case Report

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