Diagnostic radiograph. The second premolar has open apex with a periapical radiolocency and disto-occlusal carious lesion extend to the pulp.

Diagnostic radiograph. The second premolar has open apex with a periapical radiolocency and disto-occlusal carious lesion extend to the pulp.

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Nowadays, the trend in treating the infected immature permanent tooth is with disinfection and revuscularization of the root canal instead of apexification. By revuscularing the root canal and utilizing, a biocompatible material will create a new pulp tissue that can provide vital cells, which are able to continue the root formation to the normal l...

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... report of the dentist explained that over instrumentation done and injury of the periapical area happened. Periapical intraoral radiograph displayed that the tooth was immature with large periapical radiolucency (Figure 1). The child's economic status was poor and the MTA is expensive so the treatment performed by using calcium hydroxide. ...
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... was taken in insertion of the antibiotic without touching the pulp chamber in order to avoid discoloration of the crown. Then the tooth dressed with a dry cotton palette and a temporary filling and appointment given after four weeks (Figure 1). ...

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