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Pink tooth of Mummery is typically found after trauma. However, this case report describes an unusual occurrence of pink tooth in a 67-year-old Caucasian male after fixed partial denture (FPD) tooth preparation. Pink tooth in this case may be due to one or more factors: tooth reduction and heat generation during tooth preparation; heat generation during polymerization of provisional material; and hyperocclusion of a provisional FPD. This case highlights the importance of choosing the appropriate materials and techniques to avoid pulpal complications after dental prosthesis work.


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Eger V. Korolevsky, Takashi Komabayashi, and Denise Foran, “Pink Tooth of Mummery in the Maxillary Left Canine after Fixed Partial Denture (FPD) Preparation,” Case Reports in Dentistry, vol. 2019, Article ID 2096120, 5 pages, 2019.

Copyright © 2019 Eger V. Korolevsky et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.



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