One-visit apexification: technique for inducing root-end barrier formation in apical closures.

@article{Witherspoon2001OnevisitAT,
  title={One-visit apexification: technique for inducing root-end barrier formation in apical closures.},
  author={David E Witherspoon and Kyungmin Ham},
  journal={Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={455-60; quiz 462}
}
Numerous procedures and materials have been utilized to induce root-end barrier formation. Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was introduced to dentistry as a root-end filling material. It has been advocated for filling root canals, repairing perforations, pulp capping, and root-end induction. Mineral trioxide aggregate reacts with tissue fluids to form a hard tissue apical barrier. As a result, MTA shows promise as a valuable material for use in one-visit apexification treatment, primarily for… CONTINUE READING