A post and core is a prosthetic device that is utilized when there is inadequate tooth structure remaining to support a traditional restoration or an artificial crown.
After your tooth’s root canal treatment has been completed, your dentist may recommend the placement of a dental crown.
A post and core is indicated when a large part (or all) of a tooth’s original crown structure has been lost. The crown structure can be damaged either due to the progression of dental decays or because of a tooth trauma.
A post and core can only be manufactured if the tooth has had root canal treatment. After the endodontic procedure has been completed, some of the root canal filling is removed from the canal space to place the post