TITLE

Apexification of wide-open apices in nonvital, immature permanent incisors: A case report

AUTHOR(S)
Peretz, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
Quintessence International;Nov1993, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p799
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Apexification is the accepted procedure to form an apical stop in nonvital teeth with incomplete root formation. A case is presented in which apexification with calcium hydroxide was performed on two permanent central incisors with immature roots and wide-open apices; treatment concluded with gutta-percha root canal restoration. Spontaneous apical seal had probably been initiated before the calcium hydroxide was inserted, but it was weak and nonhomogenous.
ACCESSION #
38699120

 

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