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Odontoplasty

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Introduction

  • The selective grinding and polishing of morphological abnormalities, eg slab fractures of the crown, makes them less plaque-retentive.

Uses

  • → Removal of excess filling material.
  • → Reshaping of ill-fitting cast crowns.

Advantages

  • Reduces retention of plaque on surface.

Disadvantages

  • If enamel bulge removed, gingivae vulnerable - enamel bulge is a protective structure to deflect food away from sulcus after biting.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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