Post and Core
What is post and core in dentistry?
A post and core crown is a type of dental restoration required where there is an inadequate amount of sound tooth structure remaining to retain a conventional crown. A post is cemented into a prepared root canal, which retains a core restoration, which retains the final crown. This is done to re-inforce the tooth to receive a crown and increase the life span of the root canalled tooth.
Why is a post and core needed?
A post and core is indicated when a large part (or all) of a tooth’s original crown structure has been lost. The crown structure can be damaged either due to the progression of dental decays or because of a tooth trauma. A post and core can only be manufactured if the tooth has had root canal treatment.
How long does a post and core build up take?
• An average post placement and core build-up should not take more than 20-45 minutes to complete. It usually depends from case to case and should also be free from pain.
• Based on research on an average the post and core if done properly demonstrate a high survival rate.
Does a post and core hurt?
This procedure does not even require local anesthesia as the tooth has long been dead after the root canal treatment and no pain is felt. Post and core treatment at Kolkata is performed by Aesthetic dental clinic by endodontists and senior dentists trained in this procedure
Cost of Post and Core Crown in Kolkata
The cost / price of Post and Core in Kolkata is determined based on the clinical situation and merits of the case. Most treatments in dentistry are customized to a persons existing dental situation , medical condition and understanding of future oral-dental needs.
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