Fibre posts: failure rates and restoration type

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This review of complication in teeth restored with fibre posts only included 4 small studies providing little evidence to inform clinical practice

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Root canal posts: review suggests no difference in root fracture incidence between metal-and fibre posts

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This review compared root fracture rates of metal and fibre root canal posts and found not difference. While 14 studies were included only 7 were randomised trials and all were of low quality so higher quality studies are needed.

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Trail suggests similar outcomes with cast and glass fibre posts

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The restoration of teeth following root canal treatment (RoCT) can present challenges and posts inserted into the root canal can provide support to enable restoration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival of glass fibre and cast metal posts used to restore endodontically treated teeth with no remaining coronal wall. Patients with [read the full story…]