Gaining access through a calcified pulp chamber: a clinical challenge

Ngeow, Wei Cheong and Thong, Y.L. (1998) Gaining access through a calcified pulp chamber: a clinical challenge. International Endodontic Journal, 31 (5). pp. 367-371. ISSN 0143-2885,


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Dental pulp is prone to dystrophic mineralization; this mineralization can be so extensive that the entire root canal system is obliterated, As a result, root canal treatment can become a difficult if not impossible task, This article presents the endodontic management of a tooth with an obliterated pulp chamber and associated with a discharging sinus in a teenage patient, The role of a calcium hydroxide lining to induce mineralization and cause the obliteration of the pulpal space is also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Times Cited: 3 Ngeow, WC Thong, YL
Uncontrolled Keywords: Calcification; Calcium Hydroxide; Endodontics; Radiograph; Root Canal
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: Dr Wei Cheong Ngeow
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2012 03:19
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 00:45

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