Direct Replacement of Anterior Tooth with Fiber-Reinforced Composite and Natural Tooth Pontic: A Case Report
by Dr. Mayada Jemâa, Pr. Bassem Khattech (Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia), Dr. Nouha Mghirbi, Pr. Hayet Hajjami, Pr. Sonia Zouiten, Pr. Abdellatif Boughzala (Hospital Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisia)
The fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) bridges can be an excellent alternative to conventional prosthetic techniques since it is a conservative, fast and cost effective treatment method.
Properties of FRC, such as strength, desirable esthetic characteristics, ease of use, adaptability of various shapes, and potential for direct bonding to tooth structure make it suitable for various applications (Hyeon Kim et al, 2014) The anterior permanent extracted tooth can be directly bonded to the adjacent teeth with the FRC. 8
This non invasive provisional method leads to exact repositioning of the coronal part of the anterior extracted tooth in its original intraoral three-dimensional position. 8 The purpose of this article …