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Intracanal dressing paste composed by calcium hydroxide, chlorhexidine and zinc oxide for the treatment of immature and mature traumatized teeth
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Keywords

Calcium hydroxide
Dental trauma
Treatment

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Soares A de J, Lima TFR, Nagata JY, Gomes BPF de A, Zaia AA, Souza-Filho FJ de. Intracanal dressing paste composed by calcium hydroxide, chlorhexidine and zinc oxide for the treatment of immature and mature traumatized teeth. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Oct. 13 [cited 2024 Jul. 16];13(1):6-11. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8640921

Abstract

Aim: To evaluate clinical and radiographic aspects before and after endodontic treatment with an intracanal dressing paste composed of calcium hydroxide, chlorhexidine and zinc oxide in traumatized teeth followed-up for 1 year. Methods: Patients (n=105) treated at the Dental Trauma Service of Piracicaba School of Dentistry, Brazil were enrolled in the study. Two groups of teeth were formed: immature (G1) (n=28) and completely developed teeth (G2) (n=174). All teeth were endodontically treated and received an intracanal dressing with a paste composed by calcium hydroxide, 2% chlorhexidine gel and zinc oxide at a 2:1:2 rate. Clinical and radiographic aspects were evaluated initially, monthly and after 1-year. Results: Most of the immature teeth suffered extrusive luxation (39.3%), whereas intrusive luxation (40.8%) was more common in completely developed teeth. There was a significant reduction in pain on percussion and mobility (p=0.0001) for immature teeth. Mature teeth showed reduction of spontaneous pain, fistula, mobility and pain on percussion (p<0.0001). Radiographic examination showed decrease in all evaluated parameters for both groups, in addition to stabilization of root resorption. Conclusions: This new intracanal dressing paste for traumatized teeth showed promising results in both immature and completely developed teeth, and may prevent posttraumatic complications.
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Copyright (c) 2015 Adriana de Jesus Soares, Thiago Farias Rocha Lima, Juliana Yuri Nagata, Brenda Paula Figueiredo de Almeida Gomes, Alexandre Augusto Zaia, Francisco José de Souza-Filho

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