Rapid endodontic management of type II dens invaginatus using an MTA plug: a case report.

@article{Fayazi2013RapidEM,
  title={Rapid endodontic management of type II dens invaginatus using an MTA plug: a case report.},
  author={Sara Fayazi and Saeed Bayat-Movahed and Shane N. White},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={96-100}
}
Dens invaginatus is an anomaly characterized by an infolding of enamel and dentin that can lead to caries and pulpal death while the tooth is still immature, and present difficulties with diagnosis and treatment. Generally such open apices are managed by long term apexifaction procedures. This article demonstrated rapid management of a maxillary lateral incisor having a type 2 dens invaginatus, necrotic pulp, open apex and very large periradicular lesion using calcium hydroxide for one week… CONTINUE READING