Pulp revascularization: a case report

Article,Apexification, Dental pulp devitalization, Endodontics,

V05N02 | 2015 | Article | Pages 74 to 77

Ana Grasiela da Silva Limoeiro, Antônio Henrique Braitt dos Santos, Augusto Shoji Kato, Laila Gonzalez Freire, Carlos Eduardo da Silveira Bueno

Apexification, Dental pulp devitalization, Endodontics,

Introduction: Revascularization is an alternative treatment for immature necrotic teeth, with biological basis. Unlike techniques of artificial apical barrier, it allows the continuation of root development and recovery of pulp vitality. Objective: To present the importance of diagnosis and treatment plan, and present a treatment protocol that includes pulp revascularization, through a clinical case of an immature necrotic tooth. Case report: After passive instrumentation of root canal walls and medication with calcium hydroxide, bleeding was induced with subsequent clot formation and placement of a MTA barrier. Coronal sealing was performed with composite resin. Results: Clinical and radiographic control revealed that the tooth was asymptomatic and the lesion had disappeared. Conclusion: It was concluded that this treatment promotes thickening of dentin walls, preventing the tooth from being weakened.

Limoeiro AGS, Santos AHB, Kato AS, Freire LG, Bueno CES. Pulp revascularization: a case report. Dental Press Endod. 2015 May- Aug;5(2):74-7. DOI: //dx.doi.org/10.14436/2358-2545.5.2.074-077.oar

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