Check Page Ranking

Home
Dental tourism
Conferences
Dental books
Bad breath
Kids caries
Smoking effects
Patient info
Dental Videos
Wisdom tooth
Diabetes
Drugs of choice
Virtual dental expo

Endo tips    Better Endo    Endo abstracts    Endo discussions

MTA direct pulp capping - Courtesy ROOTS

The opinions and photographs within this web page are not ours. Authors have been
credited for the individual posts where they are - www.rxroots.com
From: Javier Pascual
To: ROOTS
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2009 4:29 PM
Subject: [roots] MTA DIRECT PULP CAPPING 16 MONTHS FOLLOW UP

MTA DIRECT PULP CAPPING

JULY 08 - 9 year-old boy was referred to my office for RCT on tooth 3.6

Pulp Diagnosis: Asymptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis

Patient is asymptomatic
No vertical/horizontal percussion
No probing
Normal response on 4.6 to cold test

Pulp exposition when cleaning the caries, with rubber dam
Direct pulp capping with MTA Wet cotton pellet+cavit
Patient is referred with his GP for coronal build up

NOVEMBER 09

Patient is asymptomatic
No vertical/horizontal percussion
No probing
Normal response on 4.6 to cold test
- Javier Pascual

Hi Javier, When the exposure occured, how did you manage it? Was is bleeding? Could you please run through your technique? - Abdul Thank you Abdul, IŽll try to answer your question (excuse my poor English) Patient was aware of a possible pulp exposure. Caries was removed under the scope with RD. Once pulp comunication happened (young patient, asymptomatic, clean field, and small size exposition) I decided to do a DPC with MTA. Just little pressure with a cotton pellet (pediatrician dentists from UIC moist it with NaOCl) to stop bleeding and MTA placed with MTA Gun (Maillefer). Then patient was referred with his GP to do the build up - Javier Thanks Javier - Abdul

Protaper flaring

6 yr old Empress

Cvek pulpotomy

Middle mesial

Endo misdiagnosis

MTA retrofill

Resin core

BW importance

Bicuspid tooth

Necrotic #8 treatment

Finding MB2 / MB3

Deep in a canal

Broken file retrieval

Molar cases

Pushed over apex

MB2 and palatal canal

Long lower third

Veneer cases

CT Implant surgury

Weird Anatomy

Apical trifurcation

Canal and Ultrasonics

Cotton stuffed chamber

Pulp floor sandblasting

Silver point removal

Difficult acute curve

Marked swelling

5 canaled premolar

Sealer overextension

Complex anatomy

Secondary caries

Zygomatic arch

Confluent mesials

LL 1st molar (#19)

Shaping vs Cleaning

First bicuspid

In Vivo mesial view

Inaccesible canals

Premolar 45

Ortho and implant

Radioluscency

Lateral incisor

Obturation

Churning irrigant

Cold lateral

Tipped to lingual

Acute pulpitis images

Middle distal canal

Silver point

Crown preparation

Epiphany healing

Weird anatomy

Dual Xenon

Looking for MB2

Upper molar resorption

Acute apical abcess

Finding MB2

Gingival inflammation

Irreversible pulpitis

AG BU ortho band

TF Files

using TF files

Broken bur

Warm technique

Restorative prognosis

Tooth # 20 and #30

Apical third

3 canal premolar

Severe curvature

Interesting anatomy

Chamber floor

Zirconia crown

Dycal matrix

Cracked tooth

Tooth structure loss

Multiplanar curves