(2nd year Post-Graduate Student)
Department of Pedodontics And Preventive dentistry
Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College,Hospital and
Dental decay : Major health problem
In India 52% of 5-year-olds
have atleast one decayed
primary molar tooth.
Several methods available:
Pit and fissure sealants,
conventional restorative techniques using
Hall’s Technique is
a novel method of
primary molars by
Crowns over them.
The technique does not require
local anaesthesia, caries removal
or any tooth preparation.
“To determine the efficacy
of the Hall’s technique in
the management of
carious primary molars with
caries extending only to
3 year study
( Department of Pedodontics And Preventive dentistry
Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College, Hospital and Research
5-9 years of age
Carious primary molars with caries
extending only to dentine.
Parental consent was taken before the commencement
of the study.
were placed using
Follow up was done by :
o Questionnaire given to the parents
o Visual analogue scale given to the patients.
7 came with the
of the crown
approach of managing the
carious primary molar.
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