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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 29-33

Ingestion and management of posterior esthetic restorative crown in pediatric dental setup


1 Postgraduate Student, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, D. Y Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, D. Y Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rupinder Bhatia
Professor, D. Y Patil School of Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, D. Y Patil University, School of Dentistry, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/INPC.INPC_1_18

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Aim: Pediatric foreign body ingestion is a worldwide problem. Dental appliances, instruments, teeth ingestions is the second most reported phenomena. Case Description: This is a case report of a 4 year old female pediatric dental patient with ingestion of posterior aesthetic zirconia crown. Report includes its management and treatment. Also signs and symptoms of foreign body ingestion, their management and preventive protocols have been briefly discussed. Conclusion: Early recognition of swallowed foreign bodies and knowledge regarding the signs and symptoms associated related to pediatric dental patients is the key to avoid unforeseen events. Clinical Significance: Preventive protocol application and knowledge regarding foreign body aspiration and ingestion helps in providing better dental care and to avoid any negative consequences in this litigious era.


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