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Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : ZD33 - ZD34

Dental Avengers: Taking Retainer Stability and Aesthetics into Next Era

Sayam Patil, Sanjeev Jakati

1. Reader, Department of Orthodontics, Tatyasaheb Kore Dental College and Research Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. 2. Senior Lecturer, Department of Orthodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Sanjeev Jakati,
Flat no 201, Susheela Appartments, Ganesh Colony, Sangam Road, Wanadongri,
Hingna, Nagpur-441110, Maharashtra, India.


Adult patients are realizing that practical, realistic options now exist to “straighten” their teeth because the cosmetic dentistry revolution has begun to include even “adult short-term cosmetic orthodontics” as an integral part. Previously, the patients were bound to select between either the aesthetic benefits of ceramic or the bondability characteristic of composite, however this can now be fabricated in such a manner that still allows placement of a lingual splint so as to steady the orthodontic movement. This article describes a case study whereby the patient can attain the aesthetic benefits of an all ceramic crown or a veneer which was retained by incorporating/reinforcing a metal framework of crown itself. Orthodontic treatment was initiated to correct the alignment, overjet and overbite which were followed by endodontic, periodontic and prosthodontic rehabilitation with full ceramic crowns to achieve ideal aesthetics, and an improved occlusion and stable function.


Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary Dentistry, Crown, Retainer, Retention

How to cite this article :

Sayam Patil, Sanjeev Jakati. DENTAL AVENGERS: TAKING RETAINER STABILITY AND AESTHETICS INTO NEXT ERA. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 Jun 26 ]; 11:ZD33-ZD34. Available from

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DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/23842.9734

Date of Submission: Aug 31, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 10, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 28, 2017
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017


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