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Quintessence Int 38 (2007), No. 2     8. Jan. 2007
Quintessence Int 38 (2007), No. 2  (08.01.2007)

Online Article, Page 93, PubMed:17510714

Online Article: Endodontic treatment of dens in dente associated with a chronic periapical lesion using an apical plug of mineral trioxide aggregate
de Lima, Marina Vaz / Bramante, Clovis Monteiro / Garcia, Roberto Brandao / Moraes, Ivaldo Gomes / Bernardineli, Norberti
Dens in dente is a developmental anomaly that predisposes the tooth to develop caries and pulp periapical pathologies. A chronic lesion can develop without any clinical symptoms of the pathology. The purpose of this case report is to decribe the endodontic treatment of dens in dente associated with a periapical lesion using a mineral trioxide aggregate apical plug.

Keywords: apical plug, dens in dente, endodontic treatment, healing, mineral trioxide aggregate, periapical lesion