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CASE REPORT

Apical Closure of Immature Molar Roots: A Rare Case Report

A Deepti, S Shifa, Prabhu V Rathna

Keywords : Calcium hydroxide, Immature permanent molar roots, Pulpdent,Molar apexification

Citation Information : Deepti A, Shifa S, Rathna PV. Apical Closure of Immature Molar Roots: A Rare Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):54-57.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1010

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

This is a rare case report of apexification in an immature permanent mandibular first molar. Calcium hydroxide was used for apical root closure of both the mesial and distal canals. Root closure occurred after 13 months following which obturation of the tooth was completed.


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