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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2014 ) > List of Articles


Management of a Nonvital Young Permanent Tooth by Pulp Revascularization

Vidya Chandran, Varghese Chacko, G Sivadas

Keywords : Pulp revascularization, Young permanent teeth open apex, Nonvital

Citation Information : Chandran V, Chacko V, Sivadas G. Management of a Nonvital Young Permanent Tooth by Pulp Revascularization. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (3):213-216.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1268

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


This report presents the case of a 10-year-old patient with a nonvital young permanent tooth which was managed by pulp revascularization. Following disinfection of the canal by irrigation with NaOCl and use of a triantibiotic paste, a scaffold was created by inducing the formation of a blood clot within the canal. At the subsequent follow-up visits, the patient was asymptomatic, with normal response to percussion, normal periodontal probing depths, and no abnormal mobility. The radiographs showed evidence of continued apical root development with increase in root length, signs of apical closure and increase in thickness of dentinal walls. Thus, this case adds to the growing evidence supporting the revascularization approach as an option for management of nonvital young permanent teeth. How to cite this article: Chandran V, Chacko V, Sivadas G. Management of a Nonvital Young Permanent Tooth by Pulp Revascularization. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(3):213-216.

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