PROVISIONAL RESTORATIVE MATERIALS IN ESTHETIC DENTISTRY, FROM PAST TO FUTURE: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Ritu Randad, Nazreen P. V., Mandeep Kaur, Debarghya Bhattacharyya and Dhaniram Talukdar*
One of the most important and challenging aspects of dental profession is to provide a predictable outcome to any oral rehabilitation, and the use of the provisional restoration is a critical phase in the treatment. Polymethylmethacrylate based materials have long dominated the arena of provisional restorative materials, but the advent of newer resin based materials with superior handling characteristics has broadened the spectrum of temporization Provisional restorations quite often need alterations and adjustment to the new requirements, so it’s important to comprehend the compositional properties of the base and repair materials to make a reliable bond between them. The aim of this review is to discuss ideal requirements, different materials of provisional restorations, possible failure and complications.
Keywords: Provisional restoration, Interim restoration, Polymethyle metacrylate.
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