DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20184264

Aesthetic management of complete calcific metamorphosis: a case report

Mona Tariq AlDaiji, Laila Alsahaly

Abstract


Calcific metamorphosis teeth are a great challenge to the clinician. Its diagnosis and treatment procedures are of utmost importance in providing the best treatment. Understanding the mechanism behind the discoloration of teeth is the key to get the best treatment. Internal bleaching is one conservative treatment for complete calcific metamorphosis in certain conditions, where signs and symptoms of periapicalpathosis are absent. The present paper involves a case study of 36 years old Saudi woman who faced an injury 20 years ago and presented with yellow discoloration. The patient was thoroughly informed regarding the case; all the plan options were discussed with her prior implementation. Treatment plan comprised of internal bleaching without any endodontic root canal treatment. Vital bleaching is comparatively expensive and was not chosen since the patient had financial issues. The internal bleaching proved a more economic option for her. The patient signed an informed consent form after considering all the details of the procedure.


Keywords


Calcific metamorphosis, Dental aesthetics, Dental trauma

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