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Do All Endodontically Treated Teeth Require a Post? Do All Endodontically Treated Teeth Require a Post?

Author(s):

Sergio Rubinstein, DDS

Date Added:

1/7/2007


Summary:

Treatment modalities in restorative dentistry should be implemented with a solid rationale behind them and support from scientific studies.These principles, in conjunction with clinical experience, can dictate when and if a post is required when a tooth has undergone root canal treatment. Dentists know each tooth is anatomically different and should be diagnosed and treated with an individual approach when it comes to its restoration. It is tempting to follow a path that leads into a routine in which every tooth receives the same treatment, especially if it renders excellent, predictable, and long-lasting results.

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