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Ngeow, W.C. 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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    Abstract

    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: Medicine and Dentistry
    Medicine and Dentistry > Clinical Dentistry
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Dr. Wei Cheong Ngeow
    Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2012 07:37
    Last Modified: 25 Apr 2012 07:37
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/1016

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