Temporary Crowns

  • J. J. Messing
  • G. E. Ray


After a vital tooth has been prepared for a porcelain jacket crown, it is imperative that the dentine be protected from thermal and osmotic stimuli and that a temporary restoration, as lifelike as possible, be cemented securely for the interval between visits.


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  1. Messing, J. J. (1964). Temporary fillings and temporary crowns, Br. dent. J., 116, 56Google Scholar
  2. Nitkin, D. A., Rosenburg, H. M. and Yaari, A. M. (1977). An improved technique for the retention of polycarbonate crowns. J. Dent. Child., XLIV(2), 108–110Google Scholar

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© J. J. Messing and G. E. Ray 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Messing
    • 1
  • G. E. Ray
  1. 1.Department of Conservative Dental SurgeryUniversity College Dental SchoolLondonUK

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