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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 147-150

Biodentine used as an apical barrier for the treatment of open apex


1 Senior Lecturer, ITS Dental College, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Dentistry (Periodontology), Maharaja Suhel Dev Medical College and Mahrshi Balark Hospital, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics) Private Practioner, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Professor and Head, KD Dental College, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
5 Assistant Professor, Department of Dentistry, Government Medical College, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Shishir Dhar
MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Assistant Professor, Department of Dentistry, Government Medical College, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdrr.jdrr_48_20

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An immature tooth with pulpal necrosis and periapical pathology imposes a great challenge to the endodontist. Endodontic treatment options for such teeth consist of conventional apexification procedure with and without apical barriers. Biodentine is a new material used for regenerative procedures and advertised as a bioactive dentin substitute. Apexification in one step using an apical plug of Biodentine can be considered a predictable treatment and may be an alternative to mineral trioxide aggregate apexification. This article demonstrates the use of the newer material, Biodentine, which helps in formation of a calcific barrier in a nonvital tooth and helps in the formation of the root apex. This case reports present apexification with the use of biodentine.


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