Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 8

Indirect Restoration

Ananya Jain1*, B Rajkumar2 and Sandeep Dubey3

1Junior Resident, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, BBD University, Lucknow, India
2Professor and HOD, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, BBD University, Lucknow, India
3Reader, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, BBD University, Lucknow, India

*Corresponding Author: Ananya Jain, Junior Resident, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, BBD University, Lucknow, India.

Received: July 19, 2022; Published: July 26, 2022


Restorations in dentistry are done to repair parts of teeth lost as result of either caries or trauma. An indirect restoration is a restoration that is not done directly into the mouth but prepared outside. The clinician takes the impression of the tooth preparation and sends it to the lab for fabrication. There are four types of indirect restoration i.e., Inlays, Onlays, Crowns and Veneer/Laminates. This paper describes composite inlay method of indirect restoration. The findings revealed most obvious advantage of the indirect technique relates to its higher potential for generating the appropriate anatomic form, as well as proximal contact and contour. In cases where superior contacts, contours and esthetics are much needed, indirect restorations have shown several advantages, especially when ceramic materials are used. Indirect restorations have shown to have a greater shelf and a better success rate and are therefore much more popular.

Keywords:Indirect Restoration; Inlays; Onlays; Crown


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Citation: Ananya Jain., et al. “Indirect Restoration".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.8 (2022): 113-120.


Copyright: © 2022 Ananya Jain., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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