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Endodontic Management of Dens Evaginatus Using Bioceramic Material

K Kranthi Raja, Nazmul Haque, Padmini Hari, Kiran P Singbal

Keywords : Bioceramics, Cone-beam computed tomography, Dens evaginatus, Mandibular premolar, OrthoMTA

Citation Information : Kranthi Raja K, Haque N, Hari P, Singbal KP. Endodontic Management of Dens Evaginatus Using Bioceramic Material. World J Dent 2019; 10 (6):461-465.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1682

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Aim: This case report aims to describe nonsurgical endodontic treatment in a second mandibular premolar (tooth #45) with type II dens evaginatus using a new bioceramic material (OrthoMTA). Background: A 13-year-old boy reported recurrent swelling related to mandibular premolars (#44 and #45) with discharging sinus in the periapical area. Case description: Orthograde obturation with OrthoMTA was done after thorough disinfection using activated sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) medicament. Conclusion: A 1-year post-obturation follow-up, using clinical and radiographic examination [cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)] showed good apical sealing. Clinical significance: The synergistic effect of the chemomechanical preparation and intracanal medicament, followed by the filling of OrthoMTA helped, in the successful management of this case.

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