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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-46

An Alternative Technique for Cementation of Cast Post and Core Restoration


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Senior Associate Dentist, Clove Dental, Amar Colony, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2277-4696.167570

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Cementation of cast post and core restoration involves the application of luting cement in the prepared post space which is intra radicular. Commonly an endodontic instrument, lentulo spiral, and rotary hand piece at slow speed is used. Occasionally, the luting cement does not reach the base or is not uniformly spread on to the walls of the prepared post space. The inefficiency of the luting cement to cover all the surfaces of the prepared post space results in a compromised post and core treatment. An alternate procedure using a disposable syringe and needle has been described to achieve better results.


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