Modern Research in Dentistry

Managements of Immature Apex: a Review

  • Open or Close Kareem A Mohamed Kamel1* and Rasha M Abuzied2

    1Former Dental Regional Adviser, Head of Royal Dentists Institute, Egypt

    2Restorative Dentistry Department, Royal Dentists Institute, Egypt

    *Corresponding author: Kareem A Mohamed Kamel, Dental Regional Adviser, Royal Dentists Institute, 6th of October City, Cairo, Egypt, Email: kmohamed1983@outlook.com

Submission: July 08, 2017; Published: October 20, 2017

Volume1 Issue1
October 2017


This paper reviews the rationale and techniques for treatment of the non-vital immature tooth. The importance of careful case assessment and accurate pulpal diagnosis in the treatment of immature teeth with pulpal injury cannot be overemphasized. The treatment options starts from indirect pulp capping, direct pulp capping, partial pulpotomy, full pulpotomy, apex genesis, apexification and ending up with revitalization. Describing the techniques, indications and the drawbacks of each treatment option.

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