MTA Apexification: A case report
Corresponding Author(s) : Dr Sumit Tambake
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 5 No. 2 (2017): 2017 Volume 5- Issue -2
Apexification is the procedure to induce a calcified barrier in a root with open apex.
To describe the case of one step apexification using Mineral Trioxide Aggregate.
A 19 years old male patient was referred to private dental clinic. The patient’s medical history was noncontributory. On intraoral examination it showed discolored maxillary right central incisior with sinus tract formation and maxillary left central incisior tender when percussed. History of trauma was given approximately 10 years back. Radiographic examination showed fractured maxillary right central incisor with evident pulp exposure showing blunder buss apices and widening of periodontal ligament was seen related to maxillary left central incisor suggestive of apical periodontitis and tooth was tender to percussion. One step Apexification was done for bluderbuss apices of maxillary right central incisor and routine endodontic procedure was performed with maxillary left central incisor.
The present case describes one step MTA apexification related to maxillary right central incisor having blunderbuss apices and endodontic procedure related to maxillary left central incisor.