Presentation on theme: "Indications And Contraindications"— Presentation transcript:
1 Indications And Contraindications CORONAL POLISHINGIndicationsAndContraindications
2 INTRODUCTIONCoronal polishing is a technique used to remove plaque and stains from the coronal surfaces of the teeth.It is important to understand the difference between coronal polishing and a dental prophylaxis, which is also known as a cleaning to remove calculus.
3 BENEFITS OF CORONAL POLISHING Fluorides are better accepted into the enamel.Polishing prepares the teeth for placement of dental sealants.Smooth tooth surfaces are easier for the patient to keep clean.
4 INDICATIONS Before placement of dental sealants Before placement of the dental damBefore application of topical fluorideBefore cementation of orthodontic bandsBefore cementation of crowns and bridges
5 CONTRAINDICATIONS When no stain is present Patients who are at high risk for dental caries.Sensitive TeethNewly erupted teeth