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Adlakha VK, Joshi J, Thomas A, Singh N. A Comparative Evaluation of Hydroxyapatite Crystals and Glutaraldehyde as Agents for Pulpotomy in Deciduous Molars. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):13-22.
Purpose: To evaluate and compare clinically and radiographically use of hydroxyapatite crystals and 2% glutaraldehyde as a pulpotomy agent.
Method: Thirty deciduous molars were treated with pulpotomy using hydroxyapatite crystals and 2% glutaraldehyde.
Results: Clinical and radiographic findings were observed at three months and six months. The success rate was found to be 100% clinically and 80.33% radiographically in the hydroxyapatite crystals group and 100% clinically and radiographically in the glutaraldehyde group.
Clinical significance: The results of this study revealed that hydroxyapatite crystals is a potential pulpotomy agent for deciduous molars.
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