Written by renowned international experts in the field of restoration of endodontically treated teeth, this book details the endodontic, restorative, and esthetic principles of treating pulpless teeth. Topics include how to avoid fractures, endodontic retreatment versus extraction and implant placement, use of direct and indirect restoration, tooth whitening after endodontic treatment, use of fiber posts, treating subgingival defects, and use of porcelain veneers versus ceramic crowns. Each chapter includes detailed clinical cases, step-by-step descriptions of technical protocols, algorithms, and practical tips for everyday use.
Chapter 01. Are Root Canal–Treated Teeth More Fragile than Vital Teeth?
Chapter 02. When to Decide on Retreatment and How to Execute It?
Chapter 03. When to Use Fiber Posts to Restore Root Canal–Treated Teeth?
Chapter 04. How to Prepare Root Canal–Treated Teeth for Indirect Restorations?
Chapter 05. How to Bleach Discolored Teeth?
Chapter 06. How to Obtain Esthetic Direct Restoration in Root Canal–Treated Anterior Teeth?
Chapter 07. Can Porcelain Veneers Be Placed on Root Canal–Treated Teeth?
Chapter 08. How to Proceed in Cases with Subgingival Defects?
Chapter 09. How to Restore Discolored Anterior Teeth Resistant to Bleaching, Simply and Predictably?
Chapter 10. Criteria of Decision Making in Compromised Cases: Is an Implant Preferred to a Tooth?