Presentation on theme: "Indications And Contraindications"— Presentation transcript:
1Indications And Contraindications CORONAL POLISHINGIndicationsAndContraindications
2INTRODUCTIONCoronal 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.
3BENEFITS 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.
4INDICATIONS Before placement of dental sealants Before placement of the dental damBefore application of topical fluorideBefore cementation of orthodontic bandsBefore cementation of crowns and bridges
5CONTRAINDICATIONS When no stain is present Patients who are at high risk for dental caries.Sensitive TeethNewly erupted teeth