Restoration of root filled teeth is a controversial subject and a challenge because of the confusing range of opinions presented by dentists and scientists, which makes it difficult to select the most appropriate restorative option. The ongoing debate on whether a post is necessary also remains controversial. The aim of this article is to classify both the evidence and clinical practice in a way that seeks to be clear, understandable and helpful for clinicians.
The following topics will be discussed :
– The current status of root filled teeth
– Residual crown and root structure
– Occlusion and Function vs endodotically treated teeth
– Problems connected to discolouration and aesthetic rehabilitation
– Restoration concepts