Endodontic treatment of tooth with incomplete root formation: immediate technique

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Edition V05N01 | Year 2015 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 68 to 72

Paulo Edson Alves De Souza Junior, Joaquim Carlos Fest Da Silveira, Luiz Felipe Gilson De Oliveira Rangel

Introduction: Dental trauma has currently increased the need for endodontic treatment in teeth with incomplete root formation and pulp necrosis. Treating these teeth is a challenge for endodontists, since the former have anatomical features and characteristics that hinder endodontic treatment. Objective: This case report describes root canal treatment performed in a young patient with permanent maxillary left central incisor with incomplete root formation and dental pulp necrosis. Methods: At the first appointment, the following procedures were carried out: clinical examination, periapical radiograph, coronal opening, disinfectant penetration and odontometry. After emptying the root canal, calcium hydroxide/camphorated paramonochlorophenol/ glycerin (HPG) paste was used as intracanal dressing for root canal disinfection. At the second appointment, root canal filling was performed by means of immediate technique and mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was introduced so as to allow the formation of an apical plug and promote proper apical seal. Conclusion: Final radiograph revealed complete root canal filling.

Apexification, Dental pulp necrosis, Root canal therapy,

Souza Junior PEA, Silveira JCF, Rangel LFGO. Endodontic treatment of tooth with incomplete root formation: immediate technique. Dental Press Endod. 2015 Jan-Apr;5(1):68-72. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14436/2178-3713.5.1.068-072.oar

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