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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 138474, 9 pages
Case Report

Biological Restoration of a Fractured Anterior Tooth with the Use of Dentine Pin (Biopins)

1The Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
3The Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys (UFVJM), Diamantina, MG, Brazil
4The Bauru Dental College, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 13 October 2015; Revised 22 November 2015; Accepted 23 November 2015

Academic Editor: Andrea Scribante

Copyright © 2015 Lilian Capanema Nogueira 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.


This case study describes the esthetic and functional reconstruction of a fractured maxillary central incisor. Due to the requirement for additional retention, treatment was performed using the homogenous technique of biological restoration associated with cementation of posts made from human dentin (biopins). This type of treatment is a new alternative to conventional techniques and favors the dental esthetic and function, as well as biocompatibility, and is an inexpensive procedure.