Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 9

Endo Crown-its Evolution and Overview

Lekshmy AR1, Aswathy S Kumar1, Pradeep C Dathan2 and K Chandrasekharan Nair3

1Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2Professor and Head of the Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
3Professor Emeritus, Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

*Corresponding Author: K Chandrasekharan Nair, Professor Emeritus, Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Received: August 09, 2023; Published: August 29, 2023


Endodontically treated teeth with severely damaged morphology provide a challenging task for the restorative dentist. Though heavily criticised for the invasive nature, such teeth are commonly restored with post and core preparations. Posts very often induce root fracture because of the mismatch in the flexural properties of the post and dentin and because of the overzealous internal tooth preparation. Research workers continued their efforts to find out a viable alternative to posts. Endo crowns provided an alternative which is less invasive than the post. The design of extension into the pulp chamber gives adequate retention to the endo crowns. The monobloc design, introduction of efficient adhesive resins, CAD/CAM fabrication technique and hybrid ceramics have refined the endo crowns and ensured long term prognosis.

Keywords: Endo Crown; Nayyar Core; Post and Core; Extensive Coronal Destruction; Coronal Rehabilitation; Molars; Mono Block Adhesive Restoration


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Citation: K Chandrasekharan Nair., et al. “Endo Crown-its Evolution and Overview".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.9 (2023): 105-110.


Copyright: © 2023 K Chandrasekharan Nair., 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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