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Apexification in Non-Vital Teeth with Immature Roots: Report of Two Cases

Rogério Vieira Silva, Frank Ferreira Silveira, Eduardo Nunes
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Abstract

Apexification is a method of inducing apical closure for non-vital immature permanent teeth. During this treatment a mineralized barrier is induced [with long term calcium hydroxide (CH) treatment]; or artificially created [with mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) plug]. This article describes two cases of apexification in immature necrotic teeth treated with these two different techniques. After 6 years of follow-up, clinical and radiographic control showed that both treatments were successful.

 


Keywords

Apexification; Apical plug; Calcium Hydroxide; Mineral Trioxide Aggregate; MTA



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/iej.v10i1.7393

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