The mixed dentition poses special complexities requiring that long term provisionalization should be planned accommodating changes in occlusion and tooth position
Patient: 11 year old male in excellent health (2003)
Chief Complaint: throbbing tooth pain (2003)
Dental History: The patient reported a history of dental sealants. His dentist noted gross Class II distal caries on the mandibular right first molar after the patient reported pain of 2 weeks duration
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