Apexification: the beginning of its end.

@article{Huang2009ApexificationTB,
  title={Apexification: the beginning of its end.},
  author={George T-J Huang},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={855-66}
}
Apexification is a procedure for treating and preserving immature permanent teeth that have lost pulp vitality. It contrasts apexogenesis in terms of its outcome in that apical maturation and normal root thickness cannot be obtained. Apexification has been a routine practice for such teeth for many decades, and despite a literature replete with discussion, including recent artificial barrier methods with mineral trioxide aggregate, ultimately there has been no major breakthrough to improve this… CONTINUE READING

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